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Danish financial watchdog warns against losses on RE investments

The real estate market, equities, money-laundering, Brexit and cybercrime, which could weaken financial stability, are current focal points of the Danish Financial Supervisory Agency, states a new report which will be published twice a year.

Danish FSA | Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Carl Redhead

Increased risk of losses on real estate, an actual risk of equity market corrections, serious consequences if a new money-laundering scandal breaks out, cybercrime and increased fees for Danish financial institutions as a consequence of Brexit. These are the focal points of the Danish FSA which assesses risks that may threaten the financial stability.

"The overall macro-financial risk picture is dominated by low interest rates and low risk premiums, and there is an increased risk of rising risk premiums. At the same time, there is a risk of slow growth for our trading partners, for instance as a result of an international trade war or the US economy getting overheated", begins FSA's report of the current risk scenario which will be published twice a year.

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