Financial stability

Financial crises are one of the most costly things a society can suffer. If a crisis arises in a bank or another institution, the Swedish National Debt Office is responsible for dealing with the situation.

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How do we manage a bank in crisis?

The Debt Office assumes control of a bank or financial institution in crisis if it is deemed to be systemically important. This allows the central government to act quickly and forcefully to manage a financial crisis without jeopardising tax funds.

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Resolution of Central Counterparties

Central counterparties have become increasingly important players in financial systems and play an important role for financial stability.

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A well-functioning national economy

A serious disruption of the financial system could result in significant costs for Sweden's economy. The effective management of financial crises reduces the costs to society.