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21-09-2022

Inflation must be tamed

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Gas, electricity and food prices have risen significantly. This is contributing to current inflation reaching a 40-year high in Denmark and many other places in the world. Danmarks Nationalbank's new projection for the Danish economy estimates that inflation will be 8.6 per cent this year, 4.3 per cent in 2023 and 1.7 per cent in 2024.

08-09-2022

Interest rate increase

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank raises the current-account rate, the rate of interest on certificates of deposit and the lending rate by 0.75 percentage point with effect from 9 September 2022. In addition, the discount rate is raised by 0.65 percentage point.

02-09-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, August 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In August 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 1.6 billion to kr. 531.7 billion.

02-09-2022

Governor Lars Rohde retires

Danmarks Nationalbank

02-08-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, July 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In July 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 0.5 billion to kr. 533.4 billion.

21-07-2022

Interest rate increase

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank raises the current-account rate, the rate of interest on certificates of deposit and the lending rate by 0.50 percentage point with effect from 22 July 2022.

04-07-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, June 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In June 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 0.2 billion to kr. 533.8 billion.

09-06-2022

Rising interest rates and prices can challenge banks' customers

Danmarks Nationalbank

02-06-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, May 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In May 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 1.1 billion to kr. 534.0 billion.

30-05-2022

Lars Mayland Nielsen is leaving Danmarks Nationalbank to become CEO of LD Pensions

Danmarks Nationalbank

03-05-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, April 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In April 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 0.6 billion to kr. 535.1 billion.

04-04-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, March 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In March 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 0.7 billion to kr. 535.7 billion.

16-03-2022

Russia's invasion of Ukraine means lower growth and higher inflation in Denmark

Danmarks Nationalbank

Danmarks Nationalbank assesses that the war will reduce GDP growth by approximately 1 percentage point and increase inflation by about 2 percentage points this year. In a new projection for the Danish economy, Danmarks Nationalbank concludes that, following gross domestic product growth of 4.1 per cent in 2021, GDP is expected to rise by 2.1 per cent this year and next year and by 1.7 per cent in 2024.

02-03-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, February 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In February 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 5.7 billion to kr. 536.4 billion.

15-02-2022

Danmarks Nationalbank renews Statement of Commitment to FX Global Code

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Today all members of the ESCB, including Danmarks Nationalbank, have issued renewed Statements of Commitment to the Code.

02-02-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, January 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In January 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 4.4 billion to kr. 530.7 billion.

11-01-2022

Commemorative coin to mark the Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark on 14 January 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

04-01-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, December 2021

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In December, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 48.3 billion to kr. 529.8 billion. For settlement in December, Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange due to intervention in the foreign exchange market amounted to kr. 47.0 billion.

08-12-2021

The Kingdom of Denmark will issue a green bond in 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

02-12-2021

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, November 2021

Danmarks Nationalbank

In November 2021, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 10.4 billion to kr. 481.5 billion.

02-12-2021

More housing loans to highly indebted homeowners

Danmarks Nationalbank

​An increasing share of mortgage credit institutions' new loans are granted to highly indebted homeowners, especially in Greater Copenhagen and Aarhus, according to a new analysis from Danmarks Nationalbank. Danmarks Nationalbank believes that a requirement for a larger down payment and an amortisation requirement for highly indebted homeowners will contribute to a more resilient housing market.

09-11-2021

The reference rate DESTR will be launched on 1 April 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank starts publishing DESTR, Denmark Short-Term Rate, on 4 April 2022. The first publication will reflect trading activity on 1 April 2022. Thus, DESTR will be available for use in financial contracts with effect from 1 April 2022.

02-11-2021

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, October 2021

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In October 2021, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 9.8 billion to kr. 491.9 billion. For settlement in October, Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange due to intervention in the foreign-exhcange market amounted to kr. 1.5 billion.

04-10-2021

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, September 2021

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In September 2021, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 18.4 billion to kr. 501.7 billion. The increase reflects Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange for kr. 23.5 billion, and the central government's net repayment of foreign debt for kr. 5.1 billion, cf. table 1.

30-09-2021

Interest rate reduction

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Effective from 1 October 2021, Danmarks Nationalbank's current account rate, interest rate on certificates of deposit and lending rate is reduced by 0.10 percentage point.