Result

2017

Decision regarding the countercyclical buffer rate

FI decided on 27 April not to change the countercyclical buffer rate. The buffer rate of two per cent, which has applied since 19 March 2017, shall thus continue to apply.

Decision regarding the countercyclical buffer rate

FI decided on 29 March 2017 not to change the countercyclical buffer rate. The buffer rate of two per cent, which has applied since 19 March 2017, shall thus continue to apply. The countercyclical buffer guide is set at 0 per cent.

FI aims for unchanged countercyclical buffer rate in March

The next occasion on which Finansinspektionen (FI) will decide on the countercyclical buffer rate is in March. The preparatory work ahead of the next decision shall focus on maintaining the rate at its current level, which is currently 2 per cent.

About the countercyclical capital buffer

FI is tasked with setting a countercyclical buffer rate each quarter. The buffer rate is set today via FI’s regulations (FFFS 2014:33) regarding the countercyclical buffer rate.

2016

Decision regarding the countercyclical buffer rate

Finansinspektionen (FI) shall, in accordance with the Capital Buffers Act (2014:966), set a countercyclical buffer guide and a countercyclical buffer rate for each quarter.

Countercyclical capital buffer

During periods of strong economic growth and high lending growth, banks should create capital buffers that they can then draw upon during periods of financial uncertainty. The objective of the capital buffers is to enhance the banks’ resilience and prevent future financial crises. In Sweden, FI is responsible for setting the countercyclical buffer.

Decision regarding the countercyclical buffer rate

Finansinspektionen (FI) shall, in accordance with the Capital Buffers Act (2014:966), set a countercyclical buffer guide and a countercyclical buffer rate for each quarter.

FI aims for unchanged countercyclical buffer rate in September

The next occasion on which Finansinspektionen (FI) will decide on the countercyclical buffer rate is in September. FI’s Board of Directors has decided that the preparatory work ahead of the next decision shall focus on maintaining the rate at its current level, which is currently 2 per cent.

Decision regarding the countercyclical buffer rate

Finansinspektionen (FI) shall, in accordance with the Capital Buffers Act (2014:966), set a countercyclical buffer guide and a countercyclical buffer rate for each quarter.

FI aims for unchanged countercyclical buffer rate in June

The next occasion on which Finansinspektionen (FI) will decide on the countercyclical buffer rate is in June. FI's Board of Directors decided on 18 April 2016 that the preparatory work ahead of the next decision shall focus on maintaining the rate at its current level, two per cent.

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