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No change in Sweden economy, Greece no risk-c.bank


STOCKHOLM, May 10 (Reuters) - Swedish central banker Svante Oberg said on Monday there was little risk of the Greek debt crisis spreading to Sweden and saw no change to the Nordic country's economic situation. "The risk of a spreading effect is very small," he told Reuters on the sidelines of a seminar. Asked if Sweden's economic situation had changed since the Riksbank held its last monetary policy meeting on April 19, he said: "No, it does not look any different." The Riksbank held its key interest rate at a record-low of 0.25 percent and said a first hike could come as early as summer or autumn as the economy regains a more normal footing. Keywords: SWEDEN RIKSBANK/ (Stockholm Newsroom, +46-8-700 1017, e-mail: stockholm.newsroom@reuters.com) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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