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Overview of the Icelandic FX market

After weakening slowly but steadily since the first week of April, the exchange rate of the Icelandic króna has been steady since the middle of June. However, almost no turnover has been in the interbank market with foreign exchange in the second half of June. Only EUR 2m changed hands in the second half of June. The CBI sold EUR 6m to counter the depreciation in the first half of June on 7 June. Otherwise, the CBI has stayed on the side line.

Icelandic FX market (PDF)


News and Notifications - 18 November 2019 10:17 AM

Landsbankinn receives positive review in CSR from Sustainalytics

Landsbankinn has received an ESG risk rating from Sustainalytics, reflecting an in-depth assessment of company risk exposure to material ESG issues. Landsbankinn received an excellent score.


News and Notifications - 15 November 2019 08:21 AM

Landsbankinn changes interest rates

Fixed rates on non-indexed 36-month housing loans decrease by 0.20 percentage points (pp) and fixed rates on non-indexed 60-month housing loans remain unchanged. Variable rates on non-indexed housing loans decrease by 0.15 pp and other variable rates on non-indexed loans decrease by 0.10-0.25 pp in general.


Weekly bulletin - 18 November 2019 08:43 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 18 November 2019

IMF issued a Staff Concluding Statement for the 2019 Article IV Mission to Iceland. The number of foreign passenger from Iceland via Keflavik airport decreased by 18.4% YoY in October. Moody’s upgraded Landsvirkjun's credit rating. The Government Debt Management Agency published its monthly Market Information report.