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04-08-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, July 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In July 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 0.1 billion to kr. 455.6 billion.

02-07-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, June 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In June 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 6 million to kr. 455.8 billion.

30-06-2020

BIS to establish Innovation Hub Centre in Stockholm

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The Bank for International Settlements, BIS, announced today to establish a BIS Innovation Hub Centre in Stockholm in collaboration with the central banks in Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The Nordic Innovation Centre will work to deepen the analysis of technological financial innovation relevant to central banks.

26-06-2020

Governor Hugo Frey Jensen retires

Danmarks Nationalbank

17-06-2020

It will take time for the economy to recover

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In a new projection for the Danish economy, Danmarks Nationalbank estimates that the gross domestic product, GDP, will contract by 4.1 per cent this year. Next year, a partial recovery of economic activity is expected, with a 4.2 per cent expansion of GDP, while GDP growth in 2022 will be 1.6 per cent.

03-06-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, May 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In May 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 4.9 billion to kr. 455.8 billion.

27-05-2020

Banks are facing hard times

Danmarks Nationalbank

04-05-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, April 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In April 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 78.8 billion to kr. 450.9 billion.

23-04-2020

Danmarks Nationalbank has concluded an agreement to divest its ownership share in VP Securities

Danmarks Nationalbank

15-04-2020

New commemorative coin to mark the 80th birthday of HM The Queen on 16 April 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​On the occasion of the 80th birthday of Queen Margrethe II on 16 April 2020, Danmarks Nationalbank will issue a commemorative coin.

02-04-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, March 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In March 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 56.9 billion to kr. 372.1 billion.

01-04-2020

The coronavirus causes large but temporary downturn in Danish economy

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The boom in the Danish economy has come to an abrupt end in early 2020. The outbreak of the coronavirus and the measures implemented to contain its spread have led to a sharp contraction in economic activity. In an analysis, Danmarks Nationalbank has listed three scenarios, illustrating how severely the Danish economic activity may be affected. These scenarios are subject to exceptionally high uncertainty.

24-03-2020

Danmarks Nationalbank announces auction of US dollar liquidity

Danmarks Nationalbank

20-03-2020

Danmarks Nationalbank and ECB reactivate swap line to provide euro liquidity

Danmarks Nationalbank

19-03-2020

Interest rate increase and expansion of lending facility

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Effective from 20 March 2020, Danmarks Nationalbank's interest rate on certificates of deposit is increased by 0.15 percentage point. The monetary policy spread to the euro area is thereby narrowed from -0.25 to -0.10 percentage points, remaining lower than the rate in the euro area. In the context of Denmark's fixed exchange rate policy, the interest rate increase follows Danmarks Nationalbank's sale of foreign exchange in the market.

19-03-2020

Danmarks Nationalbank has established a bilateral swap agreement in dollars with the Federal Reserve

Danmarks Nationalbank

16-03-2020

Mint of Finland to continue producing Danish coins from 2021

Danmarks Nationalbank

12-03-2020

Danmarks Nationalbank's interest rates unchanged and launch of extraordinary lending facility

Danmarks Nationalbank

03-03-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, February 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In February 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 2.7 billion to kr. 429.0 billion.

04-02-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, January 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In January 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 14.9 billion to kr. 426.3 billion.

03-01-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, December 2019

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In December 2019, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 5.3 billion to kr. 435.4 billion.

03-12-2019

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, November 2019

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In November 2019, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 1.9 billion to kr. 440.7 billion.

27-11-2019

Lower excess capital adequacy for the banks

Danmarks Nationalbank

The distance between capital requirements and own funds has been reduced for the largest Danish credit institutions in recent years. The lower excess capital adequacy implies increasing capital requirements, while capitalisation has been stable, the analysis Financial stability from Danmarks Nationalbank shows.

04-11-2019

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, October 2019

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In October 2019, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 2.3 billion to kr. 442.7 billion.

02-10-2019

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, September 2019

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In September 2019, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 1.6 billion to kr. 445.0 billion.

18-09-2019

The Danish economy is headed for slightly slower growth in the coming years

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The Danish economy has shown solid growth for a number of years, and that continued in the 1st half of 2019. This is Danmarks Nationalbank's conclusion in a new outlook for the Danish economy, forecasting an increase in the gross domestic product, GDP, of 1.8 per cent this year. Over the next two years, GDP is expected to rise by 1.5 per cent per year.

12-09-2019

Interest rate reduction

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Effective from 13 September 2019, Danmarks Nationalbank's interest rate on certificates of deposit is reduced by 0.10 percentage point. The lending rate, the current account rate and the discount rate are unchanged.

03-09-2019

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, August 2019

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In August 2019, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 1.5 billion to kr. 446.6 billion.