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Norway will not tighten mortgage lending rules - ministry

Fri 15th November, 2019 7:04am
OSLO, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Norway will not tighten existing
rules for mortgage lending to households, the finance ministry
said on Friday, going against advice from the Nordic country's
Financial Supervisory Authority.
    The regulator, aiming to bring down high household debt,
proposed in September that bank customers should be allowed to
borrow only up to 4.5 times a household's gross annual income,
instead of five times previously, among other
proposals. ID:nO9N23701T 
    The finance ministry's decision followed advice by the
Norwegian central bank in October that there was no need to
tighten rules as growth in household debt was easing and house
price growth was also moderating.  ID:nL5N26Z4H4 

 (Reporting by Gwladys Fouche
Editing by Andrew Heavens)
 ((gwladys.fouche@tr.com; +47 23 31 65 94; Reuters Messaging:
gwladys.fouche.reuters.com@reuters.net; Twitter handle:
@gfouche))
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