Iceland scales back on trading in currency derivatives - Reuters
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Iceland's central bank said on Monday it would scale back some exemptions to its Foreign Exchange Act for derivatives trading, stepping up efforts to stabilize its krona currency. The bank said it would trim exemptions granted ...altro »
Narrow Escape? Iceland Bracing for New Financial Crisis - Sputnik International
Since 2008, when the Icelandic stock market fell by 90 percent, which resulted in the collapse of the Icelandic krona and rampaging unemployment, the island nation's economy seems to have recovered. To the country's traditional industries, such as ...
Tourists charged with animal abuse - Iceland Monitor
... paid the farmer for the property damage and were fined 120 thousand Krona by police. Animal abuse was not a part of the charges at the time as police can only investigate such crimes after the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority has pressed ...
A heavy blow for a small community – Greenland rebuilds - IceNews
A wave of support organized by the Chess Club Hrokurinn, is bearing fruit with well over 20 million Icelandic krona accumulated with in a week in an impromptu community outreach in Iceland to help the people of Greenland. The chess club has long had a ...
The Aurora Bubble Lodge is Iceland's “5-Million-Star Hotel” - The Manual (blog)
The exact location of the hotel is kept secret from would-be guests until their booking is confirmed. However, their website notes that it's a little over an hour east of Reykjavik. Rates start around 29,000 Iceland Krona (approximately $275 USD), and ...
Fitch upgrades Iceland on 'robust' economic growth - Financial Times
Despite its recent move to lift capital controls put into place in 2008 following the implosion of its three largest banks, Iceland's currency, the krona, has strengthened, appreciating by 20.1 per cent against the US dollar and 17.3 per cent against ...altro »
BUSINESS – Iceland Economy Booming - Net Newsledger
Iceland offers other exciting investment opportunities. Growth of more than 6 percent is forecast this year and the krona is up 20 percent versus both the dollar <ISKUSD=R> and euro <ISKEUR=R> over the last 12 months. The central bank has ...altro »
I Dragged My Parents to a Penis Museum, and It Bored Them to Tears - VICE
We stepped out of the museum proper into the gift shop, and I briefly considered spending an ungodly amount of Icelandic krona on one of the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad T-shirt designs, which feature clever phrases like, "It's all about Dicks ...
Game of Thrones Crowns Iceland Krona as World's Best Currency - Bloomberg
Iceland's interest-rate cuts should have slowed gains in its currency. Instead, the krona is now a world-beater. The currency has surged 4 percent against the euro and 6.4 percent against the dollar since March 31, taking its gains in the past year to ...
Tourists in Iceland fined £900 after stealing and slaughtering lamb 'for their barbecue' - The Independent
The men were taken to the police station in nearby Fáskrúðsfjörður, where they admitted stealing and killing the lamb. They were released after paying the farmer for the animal, plus a fine of 120,000 krona (£906). Iceland guide Gunnar Birgisson told ...altro »