16 January 2023

Foreign exchange market, exchange rate developments, and international reserves 2022

The króna depreciated by 2.1% in 2022, and turnover in the interbank foreign currency market increased by 6% year-on-year. The Central Bank traded in the market to mitigate exchange rate volatility as it deemed warranted. Although the Bank both bought and sold currency in 2022, its net foreign currency purchases for the year totalled 13.2 b.kr.

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13 January 2023

Monetary Policy Committee report to Parliament

The Central Bank of Iceland Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) report to Parliament (Alþingi) on the Committee’s work in H2/2022 has been posted on the Bank’s website.

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12 January 2023

New Central Bank organisational chart – changes to financial supervision structure

The Central Bank of Iceland has made changes to its organisational chart effective today, Thursday 12 January 2023. The changes entail a reduction in the number of supervisory departments from four to two, but they do not entail any reductions in staffing.

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04 January 2023

Minutes of the Financial Stability Committee December meeting

The minutes of the Financial Stability Committee December meeting has been published. The Committee discussed the current situation and outlook for financial stability and the principal risks to financial stability, such as economic developments, risks in the operations of financial institutions and the financial system, developments in domestic financial markets, household and corporate debt, the real estate market, the efficacy of borrower-based measures, financial institutions’ capital position, and the financial cycle.

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04 January 2023

Amended Rules on Current Accounts with the Central Bank of Iceland

The Rules on Current Accounts in the Central Bank of Iceland, no. 18/2022, have been amended and reissued under a new title: Rules on Current Accounts and Non-Interest-Bearing Accounts with the Central Bank of Iceland, no. 1644/2022. The amendments centre mainly on the authorisation for credit institutions to open non-interest-bearing accounts with the Central Bank.

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07.02.2018

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04.02.2015

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05.11.2014

Webcast

11.12.2013

Webcast

23.10.2013

Statement

12.06.2013

Webcast

20.03.2013

Webcast

06.02.2013

Webcast

02.11.2011

Webcast

21.09.2011

Webcast

17.08.2011

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16.03.2011

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02.02.2011

Webcast

04.06.2009

Webcast

07.05.2009

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08.04.2009

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28.10.2008

Webcast

11.09.2008

Webcast

01.06.2007

Opening address

02.11.2004

New statistics

27.07.2004

New statistics

20.07.2004

New statistics