Riksbank appoints new deputy

Karolina Ekholm, a professor at Stockholm University, is to succeed Irma Rosenberg as deputy governor of the Riksbank.

Svante berg, who was a deputy governor, became first deputy governor on Monday following Rosenberg's decision to retire.

Besides her tenure at Stockholm University, Ekholm is a member of the government's Fiscal Policy Council and a former member of the Swedish Economic Council. She is regarded as an expert on globalisation and is the author of a number of research papers on t