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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 26 August 2019

Last week's highlights

Dr. Ásgeir Jónsson took over as Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland.

The CBI released the results of its most recent survey of market agents’ expectations.

The Icelandic Chamber of Commerce published its yearly report on the Icelandic Economy.

Statistics Iceland published July numbers from the Icelandic Labour Force Survey.

The week ahead

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

Statistics Iceland releases the CPI for August on Thursday. We expect a 0.2% MoM increase (+3.1% YoY).

On Friday, Statistics Iceland publishes national accounts for Q2 as well as revised number for 2018.

A total of 9 companies on the Icelandic stock exchange are set to publish Q2 results: on Tuesday, Síminn and Skeljungur; on Wednesday, Eik, Festi and Sýn; on Thursday, Kvika, Eimskip, Heimavellir and Brim.

Markets 26 August 2019

Macro Overview 26 August 2019

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Interest rate changes at Landsbankinn

Rates for non-indexed housing mortgages with interest rates fixed for 36 and 60 months decrease by 0.25 percentage points. Floating non-indexed rates generally fall by 0.05 to 0.25 percentage points. Floating interest rates on non-indexed housing mortgages decrease by 0.10 percentage points.


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