Swedish 5-year inflation expectations unchanged at 1.7 in July

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Long-term inflation expectations among money market players in Sweden were unchanged in July, a poll commissioned by the central bank showed on Wednesday.

STOCKHOLM, July 15 (Reuters) - Long-term inflation expectations among money market players in Sweden were unchanged in July, a poll commissioned by the central bank showed on Wednesday.

Inflation measured with a fixed interest rate five years ahead, the horizon watched most closely by the central bank, was seen at 1.7 percent versus 1.7 percent a month earlier.

In one year, CPIF inflation was seen at 0.8 percent, unchanged from the previous survey, the poll by Kantar Sifo Prospera showed.

The central bank targets 2 percent CPIF inflation. (Reporting by Stockholm Newsroom) ((simon.c.johnson@thomsonreuters.com)(+46 8 700 1045)(Reuters Messaging: simon.c.johnson.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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