26 December 2018

Minutes of the MPC

Here are the minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Iceland from the meeting held on 10 and 11 December 2018. There, the Committee discussed economic and financial market developments, the interest rate decision on 12 December, and the communication of that decision.

21 December 2018

Economic Indicators 21 December 2018

The Central Bank of Iceland’s Economic Indicators report for December 2018 has been released and can be found here on the Bank’s website. The publication contains information on developments in prices, output, external trade, the labour market, public sector finances, asset markets, and the financial market. The information is published in chart form, and underlying data can be called up in spreadsheet format.

14 December 2018

Deputy Governor's introductory remarks at the 2nd Annual Nordic Cyber in Finance Conference

Deputy Governor Rannveig Sigurdardóttir participated in an annual Conference of the Nordic central banks - Cyber in Finance - hosted by the Central Bank of Finland in Helsinki on 29 November. She participated in a panel discussion on financial sector and cyber threats in a changing landscape. Her introductory remarks can be found here.

12 December 2018

Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee 12 December 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 4.5%. According to the recently published national accounts, GDP growth measured 5% for the first nine months of the year, slightly more than the Central Bank had assumed in its November forecast.

11 December 2018

Publication calendar for 2019 published

The Central Bank of Iceland has now published its interest rate decision dates and other publication dates for next year.