16 March 2020 – Increased purchases of securities by the central bank

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Monetary and macro-financial policy
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Riksbank (Sweden’s central bank) decided to increase purchases of securities by up to SEK 300 billion in 2020.

Purchases can include municipal and mortgage bonds as well as non-financial corporate bonds and commercial papers.
Full details here: https://www.riksbank.se/sv/press-och-publicerat/nyheter-och-pressmeddelanden/pressmeddelanden/2020/riksbanken-inleder-de-utokade-kopen-av-statsobligationer/