Iceland Interest Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Central Bank of Iceland cut its seven-day term deposits rate by 25bps to 4.25 percent on October 4th, 2017, compared to market expectations of no changes. Policymakers said the outlook is for GDP growth to be weaker this year than in 2016, in part due to a slowdown in the tourism sector. In addition, underlying inflation is low and fluctuations in the exchange rate have had relatively little impact on inflation and only transitory effects on inflation expectations. Interest Rate in Iceland averaged 7.90 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 18 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of 4.25 percent in February of 2011.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-14 08:55 AM CBI Interest Rate Decision 4.5% 4.75% 4.75% 4.75%
2017-08-23 08:55 AM CBI Interest Rate Decision 4.5% 4.5% 4.5% 4.5%
2017-10-04 08:55 AM CBI Interest Rate Decision 4.25% 4.5% 4.50% 4.5%
2017-11-15 08:55 AM CBI Interest Rate Decision 4.25% 4.25%
2017-11-15 09:00 AM Monetary Bulletin
2017-12-13 08:55 AM CBI Interest Rate Decision


Iceland Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 4.25 4.50 18.00 4.25 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 4.40 4.40 18.47 3.88 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 113499.07 118303.92 173878.18 4.10 ISK Million [+]
Money Supply M1 486.64 497.73 497.73 8.88 ISK Billion [+]
Money Supply M2 1046.77 1060.91 1106.13 0.06 ISK Billion [+]
Money Supply M3 1733.36 1730.56 1849.94 0.03 ISK Billion [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 3314382.00 3362599.00 14896283.00 257400.00 ISK Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 688419.31 688209.64 1110305.98 610.00 ISK Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.85 4.81 39.46 3.03 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 774252.00 760502.00 1638738.00 57829.00 ISK Million [+]
Private Debt to GDP 323.43 380.37 380.37 272.81 percent [+]


Iceland Interest Rate

In Iceland, the benchmark interest rate is set by the board of Governors of the Central Bank of Iceland (Seðlabanki Íslands). The main interest rate is the seven-day term deposit rate since May 2014. Previously the Bank’s key rate was the rate on its collateralised loans to financial institutions, but in the wake of the crisis the interest rate on the Bank’s deposits had greater influence on money market, as demand for Central Bank loans had been limited. Therefore the Bank’s key interest rate is the rate on seven-day term deposits. This page provides - Iceland Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iceland Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.25 4.50 18.00 4.25 1998 - 2017 percent Daily




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