Riksbank investigates premature rate announcement

Sweden's Riksbank said on Thursday 24 June that it was investigating the premature publication of its interest rate decision.

Today's interest rate decision was published a half-hour before the announced time by mistake, the Sveriges Riksbank said.

"The Riksbank takes a very serious view of what has happened and regrets the incident. It is of the utmost importance that interest rate decisions are communicated at the announced times. The Riksbank is currently investigating the cause of the incid