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Icelandic Economic Weekly: Monday 18 May 2020

Last week's highlights

The CBI published the results of its survey of market expectations.

S&P Global Ratings Affirmed Iceland´s ratings at 'A/A-1'.

The CBI and credit institutions signed agreements on bridge loans.

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

Registered unemployment was 17.8% in April, 10.3pp of that figure due to part-time claims.

The week ahead

We expect the MPC to lower policy rates 1.0% on Wednesday.

Concurrent with the interest rate decision, the CBI will publish its quarterly Monetary Bulletin.

On Tuesday, Registers Iceland will publish the housing price index for the capital region.

Facts and figures

Markets 18 May 2020

Macro Overview 18 May 2020