Flodén at the Riksdag Committee on Finance: Hearing on monetary policy

Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Martin Flodén today visited the Riksdag Committee on Finance for the first hearing of the year on monetary policy.

Date: 08/11/2018 09:00

Speaker: Deputy Governor Martin Flodén

Place: Skandiasalen, the Riksdag, Stockholm

Deputy Governor Flodén, who entered a reservation against the latest monetary policy decision, explained in his opening remarks why he thought it would have been appropriate to start increasing the interest rate in October. Inflation, which fell rapidly during 2014, has returned to being close to target and confidence in the inflation target has strengthened. This now makes it possible to take a step away from the most expansionary monetary policy, in Deputy Governor Flodén assessment.

Follow the adjacent link to see the slides Mr Flodén used at the hearing.

Updated 08/11/2018