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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Tuesday 11 June 2019

Last week's highlights

Number of foreign tourists fell by 23,6% in May YoY.

Preliminary figures for trade account in May show 16,4 B.ISK deficit.

The minutes of monetary policy committee meeting shows that all committee members voted in favour of lowering policy rate by 0.5 percentage points in May.

The week ahead

Statistics Iceland will publish public finance in Q1 next Friday.

Central Bank of Iceland will publish data for payment intermediation, monetary statistics in May next friday.

Central Bank of Iceland will publish data for Balance sheet of the Central Bank in May today.

Directorate for Labour will publish unemployment rate in May next friday.

Markets 11 June 2019

Macro Overview 11 June 2019

Weekly bulletin - 02 June 2020 10:03 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Tuesday 2 June 2020

The Icelandic economy contracted by 1.2% year-on-year in Q1. The CPI based on prices in May increased by 0.54% MoM, bringing the headline number to 2.6%. The trade balance and the current account balance were both slightly positive in Q1. The Treasury issued bonds in euros.


Forsíða - 28 May 2020 04:41 PM

Landsbankinn lowers interest rates

Landsbankinn has recently established itself as the financial undertaking that offers the most competitive lending rates in Iceland. Since the Central Bank of Iceland embarked on the current rate-cutting programme, Landsbankinn has generally lowered lending rates more than deposit rates.


Forsíða - 27 May 2020 12:10 PM

Bolungarvík outlet merges into Ísafjörður branch

Landsbankinn’s outlet in Bolungarvík will merge into the Ísafjörður branch on 1 July.