2. September 2019 - Weekly bulletin
The MPC lowered policy rates by 0.25 percentage points.
Concurrent with the policy rate decision, the CBI released its quarterly Monetary Bulletin.
GDP increased by 1.4% YoY in Q2.
The CPI increased by 0.28% MoM in August, bringing the headline number to 3.2%.
The surplus of trade in goods and services in Q2 was ISK 9.4bn.
The surplus of trade in services in Q2 was ISK 52.1bn.
Today the CBI will publish the balance of payments, international investment position and external debt for Q2.
On Wednesday, the Icelandic Tourist Board will publish departures of foreign passengers from Iceland through Keflavík International Airport for August.
Markets 2 September 2019
Macro Overview 2 September 2019
Weekly bulletin - 16 September 2019 08:39 AM
The CBI released the minutes from the last meeting of the MPC. The Government Debt Management Agency published its monthly Market Information report. Registered unemployment was 3.5% in August compared with 2.5% August 2018.
Weekly bulletin - 09 September 2019 08:59 AM
Statistics Iceland corrected earlier published national accounts for Q2. The CBI published the balance of payment and net external position. After appreciating in the second half of July, the króna depreciated in August and the first days of September.
News and Notifications - 05 September 2019 01:15 PM
After appreciating in the second half of July, the króna depreciated in August and the first days of September. Turnover in the foreign exchange market in August was similar to that in July. The CBI did not intervene in the market in August.
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