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- Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 26 February 2018

Last week's highlights

All five members of the MPC voted in favour of holding policy rates unchanged at its last meeting.

Statistics Iceland released a macroeconomic forecast.

The week ahead

Tomorrow, Statistics Iceland will release the CPI based on prices in February. We expect the index to increase by 0.7% MoM, bringing the headline number to 2.3%, just under target.

The last four companies on the Icelandic stock exchange to report earnings for 2017 (Eik, Fjarskipti, HB Grandi and VÍS) will publish this week.

Markets 26 February 2018

Macro Overview 26 February 2018


News and Notifications - 17 December 2018 02:30 PM

Customers able to change limit on credit cards in online banking and the Landsbankinn app

Landsbankinn’s customers can now adjust the withdrawal limit on their credit cards in the Landsbankinn app and online banking for individuals. The extent by which the limit can be raised is determined by a credit framework that automatically calculates credit authorisations.


Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin - 17 December 2018 10:09 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 17 December 2018

The Monetary Policy Committee held policy rates unchanged, in line with our expectations. Preliminary estimates for 2017 show that the GDP per capita in Iceland was 30% above the EU28 average.


Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin - 10 December 2018 09:52 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 10 December 2018

Statistics Iceland released national accounts for Q3. The CBI released the current account for Q3. The government has decided to present a bill to parliament proposing the liberalisation of capital controls on off-shore króna holders. Icelandair released traffic data for November. Fitch affirmed Iceland at A with a stable outlook.