The Systemic Risk Council

The work of the Council seeks to prevent and reduce systemic financial risks that may put the economic development under stress.

Press release

Press release after 43rd meeting

12 December 2023

Inflation has fallen, but core inflation remains too high. If interest rates remain higher for an extended period of time, it will continue to weigh on some homeowners and businesses. There are still signs of a soft economic landing, although the risk of a sharp economic slowdown persists. The higher earnings in credit institutions continue to contribute to strengthen-ing the institutions’ resilience against future losses.



Activation of a sector-specific systemic risk buffer for corporate exposures to real estate companies

3 October 2023 

The Systemic Risk Council recommends to the Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs to activate a sector-specific systemic risk buffer for exposures to real estate companies at a rate of 7 per cent.

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Meetings in 2024

Members of the Council

By law, the Council consists of the following members:

  • Two representatives from Danmarks Nationalbank, one being the chairman of the Board of Governors of Danmarks Nationalbank and chairing the Council.
  • Two representatives from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.
  • One representative from each of the following economic ministries: Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Interior and Ministry of Finance.
  • Three independent experts with knowledge of financial matters.
Picture of the members of the Council