Swedish market rates

A market rate is the interest rate that market participants are prepared to pay for various types of credit. It is priced according to supply and demand.

STIBOR

Stockholm Interbank Offered Rate is a reference rate that shows an average of the interest rates at which a number of banks active on the Swedish money market ("the Stibor banks") are willing to lend to one another without collateral at different maturities. Read more about STIBOR on the Swedish Bankers' Association.

STIBOR Fixing includes the following durations:

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  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months (closed 1 March 2013)
  • 12 months (closed 1 March 2013)

Treasury bills

A treasury bill is a short-term debt instrument issued by the Swedish National Debt Office. The maturity of these instruments is usually up to one year. Treasury bills are used to finance the government’s short-term borrowing requirement.

Treasury bills includes the following durations:

  • 1 month
  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 12 months

Government bonds

Government bonds is a term used collectively for the bonds issued by the Swedish National Debt Office. The Swedish National Debt Office uses government bonds to finance the government’s medium and long-term borrowing requirements.

Treasury bonds includes the following durations:

  • 2 years
  • 5 years
  • 7 years
  • 10 years

Fixing rates

Fixing rates correspond to the average of market participants’ offer rates. A fixing rate is calculated every day at 11.00 am for treasury bills and government bonds.

Fixing rates includes the following durations:

  • 3 months
  • 6 months
  • 5 years

Mortgage bonds

A mortgage bond is a short-term debt instrument issued by a mortgage institution. By issuing mortgage bonds, the mortgage institutions finance their long-term home mortgage lending. The series presented on the website is Stadshypoteket’s mortgage bond, CAISSE.

Mortgage bonds includes the following durations:

  • 2 years
  • 5 years

Commercial paper

A commercial paper is an instrument issued by a company and used for short-term borrowing in the money market. However, the commercial papers reported on the Riksbank’s website ceased to be listed at the start of October 2005.

Corporate certificates includes the following durations:

  • 3 months
  • 6 months

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