26 February 2014

The minutes of the MPC

Here are the minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Iceland from the meetings held on 10 and 11 February. There, the Committee discussed economic and financial market developments, the interest rate decision on 12 February, and the communication of that decision.

21 February 2014

Message to the employees of the Central Bank of Iceland from Governor Már Guðmundsson

Due to queries from the media concerning the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs’ announcement that the position of Governor of the Central Bank will be open for application, the Bank has published Governor Már Guðmundsson’s message to the Central Bank staff.

17 February 2014

Iceland's creditworthiness is not affected by British and Dutch effort to increase Icesave recoveries

Moody‘s has issued a Comment stating that the British and Dutch governments´ recently filed claim via their deposit insurance funds against the Icelandic Deposit Insurance Fund (TIF) has no effect on the creditworthiness of the government of Iceland (Baa3, stable).

13 February 2014

Market expectations survey

From 3-5 February, the Central Bank of Iceland carried out a survey of market participants’ expectations concerning a variety of economic variables, including inflation and interest rates. A total of 32 agents in the bond market, including banks, pension funds, mutual and investment funds, securities brokers, and licensed asset management firms were invited to participate. Responses were received from 19 market participants, giving a response ratio of 59%.

12 February 2014

Monetary Bulletin 2014/1

Monetary Bulletin 2014/1 has been published on the Central Bank's website.