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- Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Tuesday 3 April 2018

Last week's highlights

The CPI increased by 0.56% between months in March, bringing the headline number to 2.8%. This is the first time since January 2014 that inflation is over the CBI’s 2.5% target.

Moody’s upgraded Landsvirkjun’s credit rating.

The Icelandic population grew by 3% last year.

The total value of Icelandic catch decreased by 17.3% between years in 2017.

The week ahead

On Thursday, the CBI will hold its annual meeting and release its annual report.

Markets 3 April 2018

Macro Overview 3 April 2018

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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 9 July 2018

According to preliminary figures the deficit on trade in goods was ISK 20.9bn. The CBI released its quarterly Economic Indicators.


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Vikubyrjun/Weekly bulletin - 02 July 2018 11:52 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 2 July 2018

The CPI based on prices in mid-June rose 0.62% MoM, well above expectations. The CBI released the minutes of the last meeting of the MPC.


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Hagsjá/Economic Forecast - 27 June 2018 01:13 PM

Overview of the Icelandic FX market

After floating between 121-125 for most of this year, the EUR/ISK rate rose temporarily above 125 a week ago. At closing yesterday a EUR cost ISK 124.9. FX market turnover in May was only ISK 7.4 billion, compared to ISK 30.3 billion in the same month last year. Turnover during the first 5 months of this year has fallen by 80% YoY.


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