There continues to be a lack of unity within the Riksbank. The central bank will raise the interest rate in December or February, according to the bank’s official forecast. However the six decision-makers within the Riksbank are more divided than ever.
SvD writes that the issue of raising the rate earlier could hang on Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves in the end, if it remains the case that three are for and three against, and SvD hints that he could be on the way to support this. During the latest meeting of the monetary policy meeting, he commented, “If inflation and economic development follow the forecasts that are made in the draft of the monetary policy report, then it will soon be time to raise the interest rate.”
The krona strengthened after the minutes of the meeting were published.
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