De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB, The Dutch Bank) is the central bank of the Netherlands. It is part of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB).
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is responsible for safeguarding financial stability. More particularly, DNB contributes to defining and implementing the single monetary policy of the countries which have introduced the euro promotes the smooth operation of the payment system, and supervises financial institutions and the financial sector.
If you buy an insurance policy, you assume that the insurer will be able to pay up if you should have to file a claim. Pensioners assume their pensions will be duly paid into their accounts each month. And workers who have their salaries paid into a bank account should be able to rest assured that their money is in safe hands. De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) works for a reliable financial system in which institutions meet their obligations.
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) acts as an adviser to the Dutch government. Also, it performs important functions in several consultative bodies. In offering independent economic advice, DNB contributes to sound economic policy-making on both the national and the international level. DNB is able to do so on the strength of its expertise, its reputation and its independent position.