26.12.2012

The minutes of the MPC

Here are the minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Iceland from the meeting held on 11 December, where the Committee discussed economic and financial market developments, the interest rate decision on 12 December, and the communication of that decision.

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21.12.2012

Central Bank of Iceland to hold foreign currency auction

The Central Bank of Iceland is offering to purchase euros in exchange for Icelandic krónur for long-term investment in the Icelandic economy, or in exchange for payment in Treasury bond series RIKS 33 0321. Furthermore, the Central Bank of Iceland advertises herewith for bids on the sale of Icelandic krónur for cash payment in foreign currency. The three auctions, which are scheduled for Tuesday 5 February 2013, are an element in the removal of restrictions on movement of capital as set forth in the Bank’s capital account liberalisation strategy of 25 March 2011, and in the Bank’s Terms of foreign exchange transactions according to the Investment Programme for capital account liberalisation, dated 18 November 2011, with subsequent amendments.

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21.12.2012

The Central Bank's Economic Indicators for December

The Central Bank's Economic Indicators for December 2012 have been posted on this website.

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18.12.2012

Results of foreign currency auctions

On 20 November 2012, the Central Bank of Iceland offered to purchase euros in exchange for Icelandic krónur for long-term investment in the Icelandic economy, or in exchange for payment in Treasury bond series RIKS 33 0321. The Bank also advertised for bids on the sale of Icelandic krónur for cash payment in foreign currency.

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17.12.2012

Jón Þ. Sigurgeirsson's presentation

On Monday 10 December 2012, Jón Þ. Sigurgeirsson, Director of International Relations and General Secretariat, gave a presentation at a World Bank Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development.

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