16.06.2016

Governor participates in 200th anniversary conferences at central banks in Norway

On 16 June, Governor Már Guðmundsson participated in a 200th anniversary conference held by Norges Bank. The conference was entitled: The Interaction Between Monetary Policy and Financial Stability – Going Forward. Towards the end of the conference, the five Nordic central bank governors participated in a panel discussion entitled: The Nordic Experience. The Governor’s introductory remarks focused on movement of capital and systemic risk in Iceland. They can be found here. A photo is of the governors’ panel can be found here (from right: Governor Már Guðmundsson,  Governor Stefan Ingves from Sweden, Governor Erkki Liikanen from Finland, Governor Lars Rohde from Denmark, Governor Öysten Olsen from Norway, and Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen from Norway). On 14 June, two days before the conference, the Governor attended Norges Bank’s official bicentenary celebration in Trondheim, where the king of Norway was the special guest and many of Norway's leaders in the fields of monetary policy and financial stability gave speeches. Further information on Norges Bank’s anniversary celebration and related events can be found here.

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