Statements

The Systemic Risk Council issues statements as press releases, observations, warnings and recommendations. As a main rule, observations, warnings and recommendations are published unless there are concerns with doing so, for instance with regard to financial stability. If the recipient of a warning or recommendation is obliged to address it, their response will also be made public, unless the content is confidential.

Latest statements

  • Meeting of the Systemic Risk Council

    Publiceret 30-03-2016Press releases

    The Systemic Risk Council has held its thirteenth meeting. Sudden changes in risk perception in the financial markets combined with low market liquidity may still lead to significant falls in asset prices and fire sales. Due caution should be exerted...

  • Meeting of the Systemic Risk Council

    Publiceret 15-12-2015Press releases

    The Systemic Risk Council has held its twelfth meeting. The Council finds that the low level of interest rates and price developments in the housing market may still lead to the build-up of systemic risks. Furthermore, there may be systemic risks...

  • Meeting of the Systemic Risk Council

    Publiceret 22-09-2015Press releases

    The Systemic Risk Council has held its eleventh meeting. The Council finds that there is still reason to exercise caution, as the conditions for a rapid build-up of systemic risks exist, given the very low interest rates. According to market data,...

  • Meeting of the Systemic Risk Council

    Publiceret 19-06-2015Press releases

    The Systemic Risk Council has held its tenth meeting. The conditions for a rapid build-up of systemic risks remain in place due to the very low interest rates. The Council's observations about low interest rates and build-up of systemic risks still...

  • Low interest rates and build-up of systemic risks

    Publiceret 27-03-2015Observations

    The Systemic Risk Council observes that the conditions for a rapid build-up of systemic financial risks are in place due to the extraordinarily low interest rates, especially if these are embedded into the expectations of borrowers and credit...

  • Meeting of the Systemic Risk Council

    Publiceret 27-03-2015Press releases

    The Systemic Risk Council has held its ninth meeting. The conditions for a rapid build-up of systemic risks are in place due to the extraordinarily low interest rates. The conditions outlined in the Council's observation from September have...

  • Meeting of the Systemic Risk Council

    Publiceret 18-12-2014Press releases

    The Systemic Risk Council has held its eighth meeting. The Council advices that the countercyclical capital buffer rate be set at 0 per cent. The Council sees no signs of systemic risks building up at present. The Council's observation about low...

  • Low interest rates and build-up of systemic risks

    Publiceret 30-09-2014Observations

    The Systemic Risk Council observes that a prolonged period of low interest rates, especially in combination with an economic upswing, may entail a risk of systemic financial risks building up.

  • Meeting of the Systemic Risk Council

    Publiceret 30-09-2014Press releases

    The Systemic Risk Council (the Council) has held its seventh meeting. The Council discussed current financial conditions, lending terms for households and other relevant issues. The Council adopted an observation about low interest rates and build-up...

  • Restriction of deferred amortisation on mortgage loans

    Publiceret 30-09-2014Recommendations

    The Systemic Risk Council (the Council) recommends that the government ensures that a restriction is imposed on the mortgage banks' mortgage loans with deferred amortisation at high loan-to-value, LTV, ratios.