International investment position

02. March


At the end of Q4, the net international investment position was positive by 910, or 24.2% of GDP. It improved by 91, or 2.4% of GDP, during the quarter. External assets totalled 5,021 at the end of the quarter, and external liabilities were 4,111 During the quarter, the position improved by 14 as a result of financial transactions, as foreign assets decreased by 56 and foreign liabilities decreased by 70 Price and exchange rate movements during the quarter increased asset values by 219 and increased the value of liabilities by 119, leaving an improvement of 100 in the net external position. The króna depreciated by 5.5% in terms of the trade-weighted index. Prices in foreign securities markets rose by 8.9% between quarters, and prices in the domestic stock market rose by 1%.

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