onsdag 5 april 2017

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"The least-bad option would be no peg at all. Unlike other crisis-era casualties that were locked into a too-high exchange rate – like Greece – Iceland’s currency acted as a pressure release valve rather than a tightening noose. As of last June, the central bank already has powers to curb foreign inflows. Domestic interest groups may not like it, but surrendering flexibility could render any future crisis even more painful."

George Hay i Reuters om finansminister Benedikt Jóhannessons tankar på att knyta den isländska kronans kurs till euron.