Nordic & Swiss Economics

Nordic & Swiss Economic Outlook

18 October, 2018

SNB and Riksbank policy to diverge

The era of record-low interest rates is nearly over in Sweden, but it is a long way from finished in Switzerland. The Swedish economy is powering ahead, generating inflationary pressure that the Riksbank will soon need to rein in. We expect it to begin raising interest rates in December, then proceed to tighten more quickly than investors expect. This would cause economic growth to slow, with high household debt and overvalued housing presenting downside risks. By contrast, despite strong growth

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