12.08.2019 10:10

Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 12 August 2019

Last week's highlights

Some 231,000 foreign visitors travelled through Keflavík International Airport in July, a YOY decrease of 17.0%.

Icelandair released traffic data for July.

Arion Bank published Q2 results.

The Icelandic króna appreciated in the second half of July.

The real exchange rate of the Icelandic króna was 10.6% lower in July of this year than in July 2018.

The Government Debt Management Agency published its monthly Market Information report.

The week ahead

On Wednesday, the Directorate of Labour will release unemployment numbers for July.

Markets 12 August 2019

Macro Overview 12 August 2019


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