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Results: listing 1 - 6 of 30 for “USD/SEK”

Fast Comment Sweden — Slightly later rate hike but stronger conviction; follow up after Riksbank policy rate decision

  1. Somewhat dovish compared to our expectations, hawkish compared to market
  2. We forecast a hike in February 2019, considering the inflation outlook
  3. Upward pressure on short-term interest rates, stronger krona

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Preview of Riksbank monetary policy decision

  1. The Riksbank to revise its policy rate forecast
  2. Expect changes in the wording on the krona
  3. The Riksbank likely to hold off raising the policy rate until December

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Inflation in March: Riksbank to delay rate hike

  1. Inflation back in line with Riksbank forecast
  2. Driven by surprisingly high energy prices; underlying inflation also looks decent
  3. Riksbank to delay rate hike, as core inflation disappointment tips the balance

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Riksbank monetary policy decision: A dovish end to QE, as expected

  1. The end of QE - but the Riksbank will be very active in the bond market in 2018 and 2019
  2. Dovish communication did not include a change in the repo rate forecast, but we stick to our forecast for a September hike
  3. Reservations against the aggressive reinvestment plan

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Inflation in October

  1. Inflation roughly in line with expectations
  2. Core inflation holding up well - Riksbank will not be worried by this outcome

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se

Fast Comment Sweden — Riksbank monetary policy decision: On hold and uneventful, as widely expected

  1. The Riksbank keeps rate at the lowest ever, -0.50 percent; refrains from changing QE
  2. Is the Riksbank close to ticking any boxes on to-do-list?
  3. Extension of FX intervention mandate for signalling purposes only

Johan Löf, Senior Economist | jolo22@handelsbanken.se