STOCKHOLM Feb 13 The Swedish central bank has
proposed a transfer of 2.5 billion crowns ($281 million) to
state coffers, it said in a statement on Monday.
The central bank governing council proposal to parliament is
based on a guideline that 80 percent of the central banks'
average profit over the last five years is transferred to the
The Riksbank's net income rose by 5.0 billion crowns in 2016
to 7.0 billion, mainly due to lower writedowns on financial
assets, it said in its annual report on Monday.
($1 = 8.9007 Swedish crowns)
(Reporting by Daniel Dickson, editing by Anna Ringstrom)