Strong pressure on banks' credit standards

News - May 2018 - No. 2

Authors Danmarks Nationalbank
Subject Financial stability; Financial risks; Financial regulation; Macroprudential policy; Denmarks Nationalbank´s analyses of financial stability
Type News
Year 2018
Published 31 May 2018
The favourable developments in the financial sector continue, and the banks have significant capacity to increase lending. Combined with limited growth in demand for loans, this has intensified the banks’ competition for customers. This means that there is a basis for the banks to lower their credit quality and ease credit conditions.