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Riksbank Hawks Zero In on Next Year’s Asset Purchases

  • Half of governors backed faster QE tapering at Nov. meeting
  • Swedish central bank is among the most dovish globally
The Sveriges Riksbank building in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Sveriges Riksbank building in Stockholm, Sweden.

Photographer: Mikael Sjoberg/Bloomberg

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The Riksbank’s plan to keep its asset portfolio intact next year is being chipped away at by more hawkish board members who are concerned about accelerating inflation and the impact of bond purchases.