Swedish 5-year inflation expectations unchanged at 1.9 in September

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Long-term inflation expectations among financial and business groups in Sweden were unchanged in September, a poll commissioned by the central bank showed on Tuesday.

STOCKHOLM, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Long-term inflation expectations among financial and business groups in Sweden were unchanged in September, a poll commissioned by the central bank showed on Tuesday.

Inflation measured with a fixed interest rate five years ahead, the horizon watched most closely by the central bank, was seen at 1.9 percent versus 1.9 percent three months earlier.

In one year, CPIF inflation was seen at 1.7 percent, down from 1.8 percent in the previous survey, the poll by Kantar Sifo Prospera showed.

Looking only at money market players, CPIF inflation was seen at 1.8 percent and 1.6 percent respectively.

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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