The Riksbank has long been in the practice of compiling "financial market statistics", i.e. statistical data on Swedish financial institutions and the financial markets. Since 1 April 2003 the data are assembled by SCB (Statistics Sweden), on behalf of the Riksbank. The required information has mainly been collected on a monthly basis. Certain information has, nevertheless, been reported quarterly. These statistics are based mainly on the MFI report. The MFI sector consists of banks, housing credit institutions, finance companies, institutions financing municipalities and companies, monetary securities companies and monetary investment funds (money market funds).
These statistics are the responsibility of
Financial Market Statistics, September 2013
Monetary Financial Institutions’ (MFIs) loans to households increased at an annual rate of 4.9 percent in October. This means that the growth rate increased from 4.8 percent compared to the previous month, and that the upward trend remains. Since January this year, the growth rate has increased from 4.5 percent. MFIs include banks and housing credit institutions among others.
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