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Framework for sovereign green bonds in place
The Government has adopted a framework that will enable an issue of sovereign green bonds. This will be the first time sovereign green bonds have been issued in Sweden. The Swedish framework has been awarded the highest possible environmental grade by the independent reviewer.
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Bruegel visiting Stockholm
Are we moving towards a European Union where Member States integrate at different speeds? What implications can this bring about for the EU as a whole? And how should we approach such a development? These were issues discussed at a seminar on November 12, 2015, where policymakers, researchers and business representatives from different parts of Europe participated.
Guidelines for central government debt management 2016
Today the Government adopted guidelines for the management of the central government debt. The decision means a slight extension of the maturity of the central government debt; the background is that the cost advantage of short-term borrowing has decreased. Longer maturity results in less variation in the cost of the debt.
Guidelines for central government debt management in 2015
Today the Government adopted guidelines for the management of the central government debt. The actual maturity of the central government debt is retained unchanged, but the direction of the foreign currency debt is changed so that the foreign currency exposure of central government will decrease gradually over the next few years.
Inquiry to conduct a mapping of active and passive fund management
The Government decided today to extend the scope of the Inquiry appointed to conduct an overview of the regulations governing investment funds. The Inquiry will now also include an analysis and mapping of the information that investors need to understand what active and passive funds are, the various alternatives that are available and the costs and risks associated with them.