Riksbank releases credit market memo in wake of Blackrock furor

The Riksbank took a step toward greater transparency after it was slammed by investors for keeping secret the contents of a Blackrock analysis into Sweden’s credit market.

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In a 22-page memo compiled by a Riksbank staffer at its financial stability unit, the bank concludes that Sweden’s corporate.

The analysis is being shared with the market roughly a fortnight after the Riksbank refused to make public the contents of a report conducted by Blackrock consultants. That work was supposed to support policy makers as they embark on their first ever corporate bond purchases as part of expanded stimulus measures.

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