21.06.2018

Rannveig Sigurdardóttir appointed Deputy Governor

The Prime Minister has appointed Rannveig Sigurdardóttir to the position of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland. Rannveig will take over from the current Deputy Governor, Arnór Sighvatsson, on 1 July.

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13.06.2018

Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee 13 June 2018

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Iceland has decided to keep the Bank’s interest rates unchanged. The Bank’s key interest rate – the rate on seven-day term deposits – will therefore remain 4.25%.

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12.06.2018

Interest rate decision – webcast

The Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee and its interest rate decision has been posted on the Central Bank´s website. At 10:00 a.m. a webcast will begin where Governor Mar Gudmundsson, Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee, and Deputy Governor Arnor Sighvatsson and Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, will present the Committee´s interest rate desicion.

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08.06.2018

S&P Global affirms Iceland’s A/A-1 ratings with a stable outlook

Today, rating agency S&P Global affirmed its long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Iceland as A/A-1 with a stable outlook. According to the rating agency this rating reflects the country’s strong institutional framework and general policymaking effectiveness, comparatively low net general government debt at 30% of GDP and high per capita income levels.

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08.06.2018

Fitch affirms Iceland at A with a stable outlook

Today, rating agency Fitch Ratings affirmed Iceland’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at A with a stable outlook. According to the rating agency, this rating balances the economy’s high income per capita, strong performance on governance, human development and doing business indicators against its high commodity export dependence, vulnerability to external shocks and experience of macroeconomic and financial volatility.

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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