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04-12-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, November 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In November 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 0.3 billion to kr. 467.3 billion.

30-11-2018

Low interest rates and ample lending capacity put pressure on credit standards

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Following a long period of low interest rates and accommodative financial conditions, there is a basis for banks to assume greater risks when granting loans. That is the conclusion in Danmarks Nationalbank's Financial Stability analysis.

02-11-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, October 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In October 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 298 million to kr. 467.6 billion.

29-10-2018

Publication times change as a result of Target2-Securities connection

Danmarks Nationalbank

​As from today, publication of the daily net position and monthly foreign exchange reserve figures will take place at 5:00 pm instead of 4:00 pm as has so far been the case. The time is changed because of the Danish krone's connection as from today to Target2-Securities, T2S.

02-10-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, September 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In September 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 29 million to kr. 467.9 billion.

24-09-2018

Payments between households and firms have become significantly cheaper

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In 2016, social costs of payments between households and firms made up approximately kr. 11 billion, corresponding to 0.5 per cent of GDP. This is almost a 50 per cent reduction compared to 2009.

12-09-2018

The Danish economy is growing without signs of considerable imbalances

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The Danish economy is now experiencing one of the longest periods of continuous growth, and it has taken place without considerable imbalances building up. Since the spring of 2013, month after month more people have entered the labour market and unemployment has fallen. This has reinforced labour market pressures. Overall, employment has risen by 200,000 people, helped by previously adopted reforms and an influx of foreign labour.

06-09-2018

Cyber resilience in the financial sector

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Most of the key players in the financial sector assess that they have raised their levels of cyber resilience since 2016. A Few have not improved their level. That is the conclusion of a questionnaire survey which follows up a similar survey conducted in 2016.

04-09-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, August 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In August 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 174 million to kr. 467.9 billion.

31-08-2018

Today's delay of salary and transfer income payments

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The cause was a specific configuration setting in Danmarks Nationalbank's IT system Kronos.

20-08-2018

Danmarks Nationalbank's new payment system for the financial sector has gone live

Danmarks Nationalbank

​This weekend Danmarks Nationalbank replaced the most critical payment system of the Danish financial infrastructure, and Monday 20 August is the first banking day with the new system.

02-08-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, July 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In July 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 60 million to kr. 468.1 billion.

03-07-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, June 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In June 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 3 million to kr. 468.1 billion.

21-06-2018

Danmarks Nationalbank hosts exhibition about its first 200 years

Danmarks Nationalbank

04-06-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, May 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In May 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 0.7 billion to kr. 468.1 billion.

31-05-2018

Increasing risk appetite in parts of the banking sector

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The medium-sized banks have been easing credit standards for corporate customers for quite a while, and lending growth is high in some medium-sized banks. That is the conclusion in Danmarks Nationalbank's Financial Stability analysis.

02-05-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, April 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In April 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 0.6 billion to kr. 467.5 billion.

04-04-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, March 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In March 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 80 million to kr. 466.9 billion.

14-03-2018

Danmarks Nationalbank's annual report and Committee of Directors

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank's accounts for 2017 show a loss of kr. 254 million, compared with a profit of kr. 3,928 million in 2016.

14-03-2018

Moderate boom in the Danish economy - mounting labour market pressures

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The upswing continued in the 2nd half of 2017 and the Danish economy has now entered a boom phase. Labour market pressures have increased, but so far the upswing has been balanced.

02-03-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, February 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In February 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 3.1 billion to kr. 467.0 billion.

21-02-2018

The new supplier of Danish banknotes has been chosen

Danmarks Nationalbank

15-02-2018

Currency hedging of US dollars used for the purchase of new fighter aircrafts completed

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Shortly after the turn of the year, Danmarks Nationalbank began to hedge payments for the Danish Defense totalling 3.7 billion US dollars in connection with the purchase of 27 new fighter aircrafts. The hedging is now completed.

08-02-2018

Danmarks Nationalbank and the financial sector are strengthening their cyber defences

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank wishes to increase cyber resilience in the most critical part of the Danish financial infrastructure in particular. Consequently, Danmarks Nationalbank and the financial sector have agreed to establish a Danish red team test programme.

02-02-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, January 2018

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In January 2018, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 2.1 billion to kr. 463.9 billion.

03-01-2018

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, December 2017

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In December 2017, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 4.2 billion to kr. 468.4 billion.