Enhanced Requirements and Payments are to strengthen the Danish Government Securities Market

Analysis - January 2017 - no. 2

Authors Danmarks Nationalbank
Subject Government Debt
Type Analysis
Year 2017
Published 19 January 2017
From 1 April 2017, the central government is introducing payments to banks that quote prices on a current basis and act as distribution channels for Danish government bonds, i.e. function as primary dealers. Total payments will amount to a maximum of kr. 25 million p.a. The banks making the greatest efforts will receive the largest payments. At the same time, the requirements for primary dealers will be enhanced.