The Riksbank's financial stability tasks
According to the Sveriges Riksbank Act, one of the tasks of the Riksbank is to ensure that payments can be made safely and efficiently. In practice, this means that the Riksbank must work to ensure that the financial system is stable.
This task consists of several different components:
A stable financial system is also a prerequisite for the Riksbank being able to conduct an effective monetary policy, that is ensuring that banknotes and coins retain their value over time.
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