21 October 2021

IMF Annual Meetings 2021

Ásgeir Jónsson, Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland, participated in the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund 11 - 17 October, 2021. The Annual Meetings were in hybrid form this year, with most IMFC members attending the IMFC Plenary in person, while others attended the meetings virtually. Magdalena Andersson, Minister for Finance of Sweden, chaired the meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) and Lars Rohde, Governor of the Central Bank of Denmark, represented the Nordic-Baltic constituency in the IMFC on this occasion.

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20 October 2021

Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting of 4-5 October 2021

In accordance with the Monetary Policy Committee Rules of Procedure, the minutes of the Committee's most recent meeting have been published on the Bank's website. The minutes are published two weeks after the announcement of the Committee‘s decision.

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07 October 2021

Economic Indicators published

The Central Bank of Iceland has published Economic Indicators on its website. Economic Indicators contains a quarterly summary of economic developments, a compendium of statistics, and an update on the position of the financial system. Economic Indicators is also published in Icelandic under the title Hagvísar Seðlabanka Íslands.

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06 October 2021

Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee 6 October 2021

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Iceland has decided to raise the Bank’s interest rates by 0.25 percentage points. The Bank’s key interest rate – the rate on seven-day term deposits – will therefore be 1.5%.

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06 October 2021

Monetary Policy Committee statement and webcast

The Statement of the Central Bank Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will be published on the Bank’s website today, at 08:30 hrs. Beginning an hour later, at 09:30 hrs., will be a webcast presentation where Ásgeir Jónsson, Governor and Chair of the MPC, and Rannveig Sigurðardóttir, Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy and MPC member, will explain the statement and the rationale behind the Committee’s decision.

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07.02.2018

Webcast

04.02.2015

Webcast

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

Webcast

16.03.2011

Webcast

02.02.2011

Webcast

04.06.2009

Webcast

07.05.2009

Webcast

08.04.2009

Webcast

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