Swedish c.bank sees questions around EU bank union plans

STOCKHOLM, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Sweden's central bank has alot of questions about plans for a European Union bank union,which includes a single supervisory body, a central bankofficial said on Wednesday.

Comments from First Deputy Central Bank Governor Kerstin afJochnick showed the bank lining up with the government, whichhas criticised the EU bank union proposals.

"We understand that one must strengthen the euro zone, butfrom our point of view there are quite a lot of questions whichcome up," she told reporters. She said the central bank andgovernment were looking at the issue.

Af Jochnick also said the central bank expected the crown toremain at stronger levels this year and next, but did not saywhat value the currency should have.

(Reporting by Daniel Dickson, writing by Patrick Lannin,editing by Anna Ringstrom)

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