08.11.2019

Governor addresses Chamber of Commerce: Blazing a low-interest rate trail

Governor Ásgeir Jónsson reviewed monetary developments and prospects at the Chamber of Commerce monetary policy meeting, held at the Hilton Hotel this morning, Thursday 7 November. The theme of the meeting was “Blazing a low-interest rate trail”, and the Governor discussed Iceland’s low-interest rate environment and the long-term structural changes that have allowed for lower domestic interest rates.

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17.09.2019

MPC Meeting with a Parliamentary committee

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 eighteenth meeting was held on 19 September 2019. Attending the meeting were Governor Ásgeir Jónsson, Chair of the MPC and Gylfi Zoëga, professor at the University of Iceland and MPC member.

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12.08.2019

International conference organised by the Central Bank of Iceland

The Central Bank of Iceland organised an international conference on the preservation of monetary and financial stability at Reykjavík’s Grand Hotel on 12 July 2019. The conference, entitled Looking back and looking forward: How do we preserve monetary and financial stability?, was split into two sessions, each with its own focus and discussion topics.

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05.06.2019

Governor‘s speech at the Government Borrowers Forum 2019

Governor Már Guðmundsson gave a keynote address at the Government Borrowers Forum 2019 which is organised by the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in Harpa, Reykjavík on 3-5 June.

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28.03.2019

Már Gudmundsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, delivered a speech at the Bank's Annual Meeting

Már Gudmundsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, delivered a speech at the Bank's 58th Annual Meeting. In his speech, the Governor looks back at developments in the Icelandic economy and financial system over the past ten years as well as looking to some future challenges in connection with the Central Bank’s tasks and objectives.

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01.06.2007

Opening address