Sweden’s Riksbank Raise Rates by Unprecedented 100 bps

Sweden’s Central Bank, Riksbank on Tuesday hiked its benchmark rate by an unprecedented 100 bps to 1.75 percent in September of 2022. The bank was expected to raise the repo rate by 75 bps to 1.50% with upside risk to that magnitude. The 100 basis-point hike made Sweden only the second in the Group of 10 jurisdictions with the world’s most-traded currencies to make such a move this year, after the Bank of Canada in July. Riksbank was the first … Continue reading “Sweden’s Riksbank Raise Rates by Unprecedented 100 bps”