News and notifications

- Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 4 December 2017

Last week's highlights

The service account was positive by ISK 118bn in Q3.

The total balance of trade in service and goods was ISK 70bn in Q3.

At its last meeting, all members of the MPC voted in favour of the Governor’s proposal to hold rates unchanged.

The week ahead

Later today, the CBI will release balance of payment and the international investment position for 3Q.

On Friday, Statistics Iceland will release national accounts for Q3.


Iceland forms left-right coalition government (FT)

Iceland's New Prime Minister Needs to Tackle Extreme Wage Growth (Bloomberg)

Iceland’s New Leaders Gear Up for Spending Drive (Bloomberg)

Iceland’s New Prime Minister Is an Expert on Crime Thrillers (NYTimes)

Left Green leader made head of Iceland’s new government (Washington Post)

Markets 4 December 2017

Macro Overview 4 December 2017


Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin - 22 October 2018 10:49 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 22 october 2018

The CBI released the minutes of the last meeting of the MPC. Statistics Iceland published population projections for 2018–2067. The week ahead Tomorrow, the CBI will release its biannual Financial Stability Report.


News and Notifications - 18 October 2018 02:51 PM

Bríet, Huginn and Kælan Mikla featured on Landsbankinn’s Iceland Airwaves site

Landsbankinn is warming up for Iceland Airwaves by posting new videos and interviews with young musicians to its Iceland Airwaves site. This year, the featured musicians are Huginn, Bríet and the band Kælan Mikla.


Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin - 15 October 2018 10:39 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 15 october 2018

Government accounts for 2017 were published. Arion Bank published the FME’s assessment of the bank’s capital requirement. Preparations are under way for the merger of the Central Bank of Iceland and the Financial Supervisory Authority.