Riksbank risk survey reveals rate-rise fears

Sveriges Riksbank
David Lundberg

Foreign investors could flee from Swedish assets and cause "major market fluctuations" if global interest rates were to rise faster than in Sweden, according to several respondents in a Sveriges Riksbank survey.

Respondents agreed that were central banks to withdraw their ongoing stimulus faster than anticipated, it "would not necessarily lead to unease" on the Swedish financial markets.

However, several argued that while higher interest rates are themselves not a problem, foreign investors woul

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