10.12.2019

Interest rate decision and webcast

The Central Bank of Iceland will publish the Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) interest rate decision on its website tomorrow, 11 December, at 08:55. At 10:00 will be a press conference where Ásgeir Jónsson, Governor and Chair of the MPC, Rannveig Sigurðardóttir, Deputy Governor and MPC member, will explain the rationale behind the Committee’s decision.

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10.12.2019

Deputy Governor's introductory remarks at the Third Annual Cyber in Finance Conference

Deputy Governor Rannveig Sigurdardóttir participated in an annual Conference of the Nordic central banks - Cyber in Finance - hosted by the Riksbank in Stockholm on 28 November.

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02.12.2019

Current account surplus 63 b.kr. in Q3/2019 – net IIP positive by 714 b.kr.

The current account surplus measured 63 b.kr. in Q3/2019, as compared with a surplus of 73.8 b.kr. in the same quarter of 2018. There was a deficit on goods trade in the amount of 45.9 b.kr and a 101.3 b.kr. surplus on services trade, as well as a 13.4 b.kr. surplus on primary income and a 5.9 b.kr. deficit on secondary income.

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20.11.2019

Minutes of the MPC

Here are the minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Iceland from the meeting held on 4 and 5 November 2019. There, the Committee discussed economic and financial market developments, the interest rate decision on 6 November, and the communication of that decision.

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11.11.2019

IMF Article IV visit to Iceland 30 October - 11 November 2019

A mission from the International Monetary Fund has issued the following concluding statement after a two week Article IV Consultation visit to Iceland. The mission met with representatives of government, the Central Bank, The Financial Supervisory Authority as well as representatives of financial institutions and the real sector.

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