Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) has added a Swedish Krona hedged share class to LO Funds – All Roads Multi-Asset in order to meet demand of Swedish institutional investors. Mats Langensjö, client solutions director at LOIM, said that the launch of a Swedish share class for All Roads is a natural extension of our ongoing […]
Sweden’s central bank governor Stefan Ingves has issued a warning that the Riksbank may intervene in currency markets if the krona continues to appreciate against other currencies, given the risk this poses to the bank’s inflation targets. “The recent appreciation in the Swedish krona creates risks for the upturn in inflation. If the exchange rate […]
Sweden’s central bank, the Riksbank, has left its key repo rate unchanged at -0.35%, which observers have suggested signals the end of its monetary easing programme ahead of possible rate hikes later in 2016. The bank pointed to stronger than expected economic growth in the Swedish economy, but also noted that “uncertainty remains globally”. It […]
Colin Dryburgh, Investment Manager von Kames Capital, erklärt, warum die schwedische Krone heute die Hauptwährungsposition innerhalb seines Fonds ist. In den letzten Jahren hat sich jede grössere Währungseinheit gegenüber dem US-Dollar abgewertet. Die Ursache dafür lag in den geldpolitischen Divergenzen zwischen den USA und dem Rest der Welt. Die Fed hat unermüdlich von einer Anhebung […]
The surprise introduction of a negative -10bps repo rate and commitment to SEK10bn in quantitative easing-led purchases of Swedish government bonds indicates that the country’s central bank “obviously signals to the markets that it is in panic mode,” according to the reaction of Nordea Markets analysts. “It is very hard to understand why they should […]
Fixed income and currency allocation experts at Alfred Berg are seeing conflicting factors at work that could affect the new-found safe haven status
of the Norwegian and Swedish currencies.