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

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

Date: 06/03/2018 09:00

Speaker: Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson

Place: Skandiasalen, the Riksdag, Stockholm

Mr Ohlsson explained in his introduction why he felt it would have been appropriate to being raising the repo rate in February. "Inflation has nevertheless remained close to the target for some time and unemployment appears to have bottomed out. This indicates that it is now time to begin normalising monetary policy," said Mr Ohlsson.

In the adjacent links you can find the slides shown by Mr Ohlsson at the committee hearing.

Updated 06/03/2018