Riksbank’s executive board divided over QE programme


The members of the executive board of Sveriges Riksbank disagreed on the future of its bond-buying programme, the minutes of the monetary policy meeting on October 25 show. Additionally, the rate setters decided to keep interest rates unchanged at –0.5%. The first rate increase “is not expected until the middle of 2018”.

Deputy governor Martin Flodén said “he does not expect to advocate an extension to the programme at the meeting in December”. He viewed resource utilisation as high, financial

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