Danish central bank may tighten house lending rules

National Bank of Denmark
Rachael King

Denmark’s central bank said it is considering tighter restrictions on housing finance as pressures in the mortgage borrowing market are growing rapidly.  

The central bank’s latest financial stability report also recommended that the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority should raise counter-cyclical capital buffers for the country’s banks.

The NBD said the ratio of Danish homeowners’ debt to income is among the highest in the world. “The booming housing market gives cause for concern,” said

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