Financial Stability Department

The Financial Stability Department is entrusted with the following tasks:

  • macroprudential policy matters within the scope of Bank of Greece’s macroprudential competence and its relevant mandate and obligations ensuing from the Recommendations and Guidelines of relevant EU bodies (this includes proposing the strategy, the regulatory framework and the appropriate measures);
  • monitoring and measuring systemic risks in the financial system, analyzing underlying developments from the perspective of financial stability and formulating relevant policy proposals;
  • assessment of financial market infrastructures and oversight of payment and settlement systems and payment instruments with the objective of ensuring their reliability and soundness and reducing systemic risk, in accordance with the Eurosystem’s regulatory framework;
  • providing support to supervision decision-making bodies.


  • Payment Systems Oversight Section
  • Macroprudential Policy Section
  • Financial Risk Monitoring Section
  • Secretariat of Supervisory Decision-Making Bodies Section
  • Financial Institutions, Markets and Infrastructures Section
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