Riksbank to buy commercial paper and expand counterparties

Photo by David Lundberg
Sveriges Riksbank

Sveriges Riksbank has launched a new phase of coronavirus crisis-response measures, beginning purchases of commercial paper and expanding the group of firms that can tap directly into its liquidity.

On March 26, the Riksbank said it would soon begin purchases of commercial paper issued by Swedish non-financial corporations, up to a value of Skr4 billion ($400 million). “By buying commercial paper, the Riksbank is helping to improve market functionality and thus improve credit supply to

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: