The Riksbank to offer third loan in US dollars on Thursday 16 April

The Riksbank decided on 19 March to offer loans to banks in US dollars (USD) against collateral. Two auctions have taken place, on 26 March and 2 April.

The third auction is for USD 10 billion with a maturity of 3 months and will be held on Thursday 16 April, starting at 1400 hours. The framework amount is USD 60 billion up to and including 18 September 2020.

Dollar loans are one of the measures the Riksbank is offering to banks to alleviate the negative effects on the real economy of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here you can find all of the measures taken by the Riksbank as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Updated 14/04/2020