Financial Stability Review 2012

The first part of the FSR provides the traditional overview of financial stability conditions in the Belgian financial sector. The second part is devoted to thematic articles.

The first article covers the Bank's oversight and supervision of financial market infrastructures in 2011. The second presents a review of the Belgian residential mortgage loan market. The third article deals with the role and impact of external support in bank credit ratings. The last article focuses on the shadow banking system and, more particularly, its economic characteristics and related regulatory issues.