Karolina Ekholm argued for looser monetary policy for almost three years on the Swedish Riksbank’s board. Her perseverance, grounded in scholarly analysis of global trends, is now bearing fruit.
A week of riots in Stockholm has torn a hole in Sweden’s image as a beacon of social harmony.
Sweden’s central bank may be on the path toward monetary easing after naming two board members who signaled they will focus more on below-target inflation than credit growth.
As the euro region tightens its belt to draw a line under its three-year debt crisis, the architect of Sweden’s budget framework says it’s time for the Scandinavian nation to go the other way.
Annika Falkengren, who heads SEB AB and is the only woman chief executive officer among Sweden’s biggest companies, says one of the world’s most gender-equal nations isn’t doing enough for women in the corporate world.
Sweden’s central bank will need to compensate for keeping rates too high by delaying a planned tightening cycle as its actions keep inflation below target, Deputy Governor Martin Floden said.
Sweden risks damaging its status as a haven for international investors as opposition parties put up their biggest fight yet to block a key part of the minority government’s budget.