About the Riksbank

The Riksbank is Sweden's central bank. We ensure that money retains its value and that payments can be made safely and efficiently. We also issue banknotes and coins.

What does the Riksbank do?

About the Riksbank's activities and role in the Swedish economy.

View the movie "What does the Riksbank do?"

The repo rate has been renamed the policy rate

The Riksbank’s repo rate has been renamed the Riksbank’s policy rate, which is a more appropriate name.

Read more about the policy rate

The Riksbank’s Annual Report

The Annual Report includes an administration report, a balance sheet, a profit and loss account and an assessment of the Riksbank’s internal controls.

Read the Annual Report

Does Sweden need an e-krona?

The Riksbank is investigating whether the krona needs to be issued in an electronic form, an "e-krona".

E-krona

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