Explanation of 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.

Swedish market rates for the current banking day are available the day after approximately 08.00. Search interest & exchange rates

SWESTR

SWESTR (Swedish krona Short Term Rate) is a transaction-based reference rate calculated and published by the Riksbank. Search Swestr data.

STIBOR - no longer published

The Riksbank has concluded the publication of STIBOR. As of May 2020, the calculation and publication of STIBOR has been carried out by the Swedish Financial Benchmark Facility (SFBF). Interest-rate listings and more information about STIBOR can be found on the SFBF website.

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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Updated 13/01/2022