The Central Bank of Sweden left its key repo rate unchanged at 0% during its July 2020 meeting and said the framework for the asset purchases made since the crisis began is being extended from SEK 300 billion to SEK 500 billion up to the end of June 2021. In September, the Riksbank will also begin purchasing corporate bonds. The Executive Board has further decided to cut interest rates and extend maturities on lending to banks. The Riksbank is prepared to continue to use the tools at its disposal to provide support to the economy and inflation. The repo rate can also be cut, if this is assessed to be an effective measure.
Interest Rate in Sweden averaged 2.95 percent from 1994 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 8.91 percent in July of 1995 and a record low of -0.50 percent in February of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Sweden Interest Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Interest Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2020. source: Sveriges Riksbank
Interest Rate in Sweden is expected to be 0.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Interest Rate in Sweden to stand at 0.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Interest Rate is projected to trend around 0.00 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.