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02-12-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, November 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In November 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve decreased by kr. 5.0 billion to kr. 456.4 billion.

27-11-2020

Danmarks Nationalbank becomes owner and administrator of new Danish reference rate

Danmarks Nationalbank

17-11-2020

New editions of 500-krone banknote issued

Danmarks Nationalbank

​Danmarks Nationalbank has issued new, updated 500-krone banknotes. The new banknotes are very similar to the existing banknotes, but there are slight differences because several new security features have been added.

12-11-2020

Scandinavian central banks in new cooperation

Danmarks Nationalbank

​The central banks of Denmark, Norway and Sweden have entered into a new agreement regarding principles for central bank currency swap facilities to strengthen contingency for crisis situations and promote financial stability in the region.

03-11-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, October 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In October 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 5.7 billion to kr. 461.4 billion.

02-10-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, September 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In September 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 0.1 billion to kr. 455.7 billion.

23-09-2020

Prospects of moderate recession

Danmarks Nationalbank

​This is Danmarks Nationalbank's conclusion in its new projection for the Danish economy, in which gross domestic product (GDP) is forecast to decrease by 3.6 per cent in 2020 as a whole as a result of the heavy economic downturn in the spring. The recovery of economic activity is expected to continue, but at a slower pace. GDP is forecast to increase by 3.6 per cent in 2021 and by 2.3 per cent in 2022. However, there is great uncertainty about the economic development, which will be strongly influenced by how the spread of the coronavirus develops in the coming period.

22-09-2020

Signe Krogstrup is appointed as a new member of Danmarks Nationalbank's Board of Governors

Danmarks Nationalbank

02-09-2020

Foreign Exchange and Liquidity and Monthly Balance Sheet, August 2020

Danmarks Nationalbank

​In August 2020, the foreign-exchange reserve increased by kr. 26 million to kr. 455.7 billion.

12-08-2020

IMF Assessment of the Danish financial sector

Danmarks Nationalbank

​ The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has carried out an indepth analysis of the Danish financial system. The analysis has been carried out in the context of the IMF's Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP), the aim of which is to reduce the risk of financial crises.

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.