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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


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