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Capital Controls Lifted

13.03.2017

As of March 14th 2017, capital controls in Iceland are lifted. The removal of the capital controls represents the completion of Iceland's return to international financial markets.

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Meet Iceland at World Hosting Days 2017

17.03.2017

Want to learn about Iceland's value proposition for data centers and hosting? Meet representatives from a number of Icelandic companies at WHD2017 in Europapark, Rust, Germany, March 27-30.

The next steps in capital account liberalisation

20.05.2016

This afternoon the Icelandic Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Bjarni Benediktsson, submitted before Parliament a bill of Law that sets forth the next steps towards liberalisation of capital controls in Iceland.

Tilkynning um dráttarvexti og vexti af peningakröfum nr. 08/2017

18.08.2017

Seðlabanki Íslands birtir mánaðarlega tilkynningu um dráttarvexti og vexti af peningakröfum. Grunnur dráttarvaxta hefur ekkert breyst frá síðustu vaxtatilkynningu Seðlabankans Íslands nr. 07/2017 dags 18. júlí sl. þar sem engin vaxtaákvörðun peningastefnunefndar Seðlabanka Íslands hefur átt sér stað síðan þá.

Könnun á væntingum markaðsaðila

17.08.2017

Könnun á væntingum markaðsaðila var framkvæmd dagana 9. til 11. ágúst sl. Leitað var til 30 markaðsaðila á skuldabréfamarkaði, þ.e. banka, lífeyrissjóða, verðbréfa- og fjárfestingarsjóða, verðbréfamiðlana og fyrirtækja með starfsleyfi til eignastýringar. Svör fengust frá 18 aðilum og var svarhlutfallið því 60%.

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