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- Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 11 December 2017

Last week's highlights

The Icelandic economy grew by 3.1% YoY in Q3.

The current account surplus was ISK 68 bn in Q3.

Fitch Ratings upgraded Iceland's rating to 'A'.

The real exchange rate rose by 1.1% MoM in November.

The week ahead

We expect the MPC to lower policy rates by 0.25 percentage points on Wednesday.

Markets 11 December 2017

Macro Overview 11 December 2017

News and Notifications - 28 December 2017 04:48 PM

Landsbankinn's Funding Plan for 2018

Landsbankinn has published its schedule for market funding for the year 2018. Covered bond auctions are scheduled to be held once a month. The bank intends to issue covered bonds in the amount of ISK 35-40bn in 2018. The schedule assumes that the nominal value of outstanding covered bonds will be ISK 108-113bn by year-end. Auctions of commercial paper (CP) are scheduled to be held once a month.


News and Notifications - 22 December 2017 01:29 PM

Opening hours over Christmas and the New Year

Landsbankinn's outlets and branches will be closed on Christmas Day 25 December, Boxing Day 26 December and New Years Day 1 January. Opening hours will be as usual on all other days over the holidays.


Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin - 18 December 2017 10:50 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 18 December 2017

The MPC held rates unchanged on Wednesday. The Treasury refinanced part of its foreign debt by buying back outstanding EUR bonds for cancellation and issuing new EUR bonds in their place. GDP per capita in Iceland was 28% above the EU28 average in 2016.