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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 4 December 2017

Last week's highlights

The service account was positive by ISK 118bn in Q3.

The total balance of trade in service and goods was ISK 70bn in Q3.

At its last meeting, all members of the MPC voted in favour of the Governor’s proposal to hold rates unchanged.

The week ahead

Later today, the CBI will release balance of payment and the international investment position for 3Q.

On Friday, Statistics Iceland will release national accounts for Q3.

News

Iceland forms left-right coalition government (FT)

Iceland's New Prime Minister Needs to Tackle Extreme Wage Growth (Bloomberg)

Iceland’s New Leaders Gear Up for Spending Drive (Bloomberg)

Iceland’s New Prime Minister Is an Expert on Crime Thrillers (NYTimes)

Left Green leader made head of Iceland’s new government (Washington Post)


Markets 4 December 2017

Macro Overview 4 December 2017