Transparency in the financial system

Insufficient transparency makes it more difficult for investors and other stakeholders to assess the financial positi...

Higher transparency requirements after the financial crisis

One lesson from the global financial crisis was that banks around the world needed to become more transparent. Banks'...

Banks' transparency requirements and Pillar 3

Need for transparency on climate risks

The financial system plays an important role in the climate transition and there must be sufficient transparency on...

Transparency on climate risks and sustainability is under development Greenwashing is a transparency problem

APPENDIX – Banks’ risk disclosure requirements

The Basel Committee undertook a major revision of Pillar 3 to address transparency problems that were uncovered durin...

Pillar 3 - disclosure requirements on banks' capital and risks

Author: Niklas Frykström

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Economic Commentaries are brief analyses of issues with relevance for the Riksbank. They may be written by individual members of the Executive Board or by employees at the Riksbank. Employees’ commentaries are approved by their head of department, while Executive Board members are themselves responsible for the content of the commentaries they write.

Transparency for efficiency and financial stability

NO 11 2022, 3 November