Riksbank tightens collateral requirements

sveriges-riksbank

The Sveriges Riksbank said today (October 8) that it is introducing stricter regulations governing the use of collateral it will accept for loans to commercial banks.

The Swedish central bank said it will not accept unsecured securities issued by credit institutions beyond December 31, 2012 unless they have a general or local government guarantee and possess a credit rating no lower than AA-. The central bank also said it will reject all asset-backed securities (ABSs) after this date.

Covered bo

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: