Bank of Lithuania

Published on an annual basis (in June), the Financial Stability Review aims to analytically assess Lithuania’s financial system, putting an emphasis on the situation in the domestic banking system and the financial health of its debtors – households and non-financial institutions.

The main objectives of the Financial Stability Review are to:

  1. present the assessment of the health of the financial system;
  2. draw attention to internal and external threats to the domestic financial system;
  3. assess the capability of the system to withstand adverse impact of internal and external shocks;
  4. advise market participants on how to adequately prepare for challenges in the financial system.

Latest issue:

Financial Stability Review (2020)

  • SUMMARY (pdf)
  1. THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM AND ITS OUTLOOK (pdf)

  • Financial market and economic developments (pdf)
  • Banking sector developments (pdf)
  • Credit developments and indebtedness (pdf)
  • Real estate market developments (pdf)
  1. RISKS TO THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM (pdf)

  • Risk brought by the COVID-19 pandemic (pdf)
  • Risk of a potential correction of imbalances in the Nordic countries amid high concentration in the banking sector (pdf
  • Risk of a contraction in the housing market at the historical peak of activity due to rapid lending (pdf)
  • Risk of potential value impairment of commercial real estate (pdf)
  • Stress testing (pdf)
  • Bank solvency testing (pdf)
  • Bank liquidity testing (pdf)
  1. FINANCIAL STABILITY STRENGTHENING (pdf)

Boxes:

Box 1. The effect of COVID-19 on Lithuania's economy: daily data signals the beginning of what might be the most severe economic downturn in Lithuania's history (pdf)
Box 2. Climate change challenges to financial stability (pdf)
Box 3. Government measures to mitigate the economic impact of COVID-19 (pdf)
Box 4. Evaluation of the impact of the adverse scenario in Sweden on Lithuania's economy and banking sector (pdf)

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Last update: 17-06-2020