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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 30 March 2020

Last week's highlights

The MPC decided to begin direct purchases of Treasury bonds in the secondary market.

The CBI released the minutes of the MPC meeting held on 9 and 10 March 2020.

The CBI held its annual meeting and released its annual report.

The CPI based on prices in March increased 0.23% MoM, bringing the headline number to 2.1%.

Icelandair group took mitigating actions because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Unemployment in February was 5.0% according to Statistics Iceland's Labour force survey.

The week ahead

On Wednesday, the CBI will release the minutes of MPC's meeting on the policy rate decision announced March 18.

Facts and figures

Markets 30 March 2020

Macro Overview 30 March 2020

Forsíða - 30 July 2020 04:05 PM

Financial results of Landsbankinn in H1 of 2020

Landsbankinn's after-tax performance was negative by ISK 3.3 billion during the first half of 2020, compared with a profit of ISK 11.1 billion during the same period in 2019. Loan impairment amounted to ISK 13.4 billion during the period, equal to about 1.1% of the bank‘s loan portfolio, compared with an impairment of ISK 2.4 billion in the same period last year.


Weekly bulletin - 27 July 2020 08:57 AM

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 27 July 2020

The CPI based on prices in mid-July increased 0.15% between months. Arion Bank published preliminary financial results for Q2. Icelandair Group also published preliminary financial results for Q2. The CBI release the minutes of the Financial Stability Committee meeting in June.


Forsíða - 24 July 2020 01:50 PM

Landsbankinn is the best bank in Iceland in the assessment of Euromoney

The international business and finance magazine Euromoney has chosen Landsbankinn as the best bank in Iceland, and this is the second year in a row that the bank receives this recognition.