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02-02-2023

Interest rate increase

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank raises the current-account rate, the rate of interest on certificates of deposit, the lending rate and the discount rate by 0.35 percentage point with effect from 3 February 2023.

02-02-2023

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, January 2023

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In January 2023, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 16.5 billion to kr. 594.6 billion. For settlement in January, Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange due to intervention in the foreign-exchange market amounted to kr. 13.2 billion.

20-01-2023

Christian Kettel Thomsen appointed as Chairman of The Board of Governors

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Christian Kettel Thomsen has been appointed as Governor by Royal Appointment and Chairman of the Board of Governors.

05-01-2023

Danmarks Nationalbank publishes Monetary History of Denmark 2005-2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Today, Danmarks Nationalbank is publishing the seventh volume in its Monetary History of Denmark series (in Danish - an English version will be available later).

03-01-2023

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, December 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In December 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 10.3 billion to kr. 587.4 billion. For settlement in December, Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange due to intervention in the foreign-exchange market amounted to kr. 5.8 billion.

15-12-2022

Interest rate increase

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank raises the current-account rate, the rate of interest on certificates of deposit, the lending rate and the discount rate by 0.50 percentage point with effect from 16 December 2022.

02-12-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, November 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In November 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 13.5 billion to kr. 577.2 billion. For settlement in November, Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange due to intervention in the foreign-exchange market amounted to kr. 3.7 billion.

01-12-2022

Turbulent times call for focus on risk management in financial sector

Danmarks Nationalbank

These are turbulent times with considerable market fluctuations, high inflation and higher interest rates. This calls for strong liquidity management throughout the financial sector, according to a new analysis from Danmarks Nationalbank.

02-11-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, October 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In October 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 9.4 billion to kr. 563.6 billion. For settlement in October, Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange due to intervention in the foreign-exchange market amounted to kr. 22.3 billion.

27-10-2022

Interest rate increase

Danmarks Nationalbank

Danmarks Nationalbank raises the current-account rate, the rate of interest on certificates of deposit, the lending rate and the discount rate by 0.60 percentage point with effect from 28 October 2022.

04-10-2022

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, September 2022

Danmarks Nationalbank

In September 2022, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 22.4 billion to kr. 554.2 billion. For settlement in September, Danmarks Nationalbank's net purchase of foreign exchange due to intervention in the foreign-exchange market amounted to kr. 23.0 billion.

03-10-2022

New Head of Banking and Markets in Danmarks Nationalbank

Danmarks Nationalbank

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.