05.12.2016

Governor‘s speech on monetary policy at a meeting of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce

Governor Már Guðmundsson gave a keynote speech entitled “Monetary policy: achievements and review” at a meeting of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce on 17 November 2016.

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14.10.2016

Governor’s meetings in Brussels 27-28 September 2016

On 27 and 28 September, Governor Már Guðmundsson gave two speeches in Brussels, as well as meeting with the Board of the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) and high-ranking officials of the European Commission in the fields of economics and financial markets. The discussion focused in particular on capital controls and macroprudential tools.

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26.09.2016

Presentation on the financial cycle at an international conference in the Philippines

Last week, Thorvardur Tjörvi Ólafsson, Senior Economist at the Central Bank of Iceland, gave a presentation in Manila at the 6th International Research Conference of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. The title of the conference was 6th BSP International Research Conference - Revisiting macro-financial linkages: Looking back and looking ahead.

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07.09.2016

Governor’s additional remarks following the presentation of the Monetary Policy Committee statement

Már Guðmundsson, Central Bank Governor and chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), added a few prepared remarks at the Central Bank’s press conference on 24 August, following the presentation of the MPC’s interest rate decision and statement. These remarks can now been found here on the Central Bank of Iceland website

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25.08.2016

MPC Meeting with a Parliamentary committee on 29 August

The Act on the Central Bank of Iceland stipulates that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Iceland shall submit to Parliament (Althingi) a report on its activities twice a year and that the contents of the report shall be discussed in the Parliamentary committee of the Speaker’s choosing. The thirteenth meeting will be held on 29 August 2016.

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