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Creditors in Iceland’s Failed Banks Prepare to Fight Exit Tax
Creditors in Iceland’s failed banks say they are ready to fight plans to impose an exit tax after a local newspaper run by a former central banker suggested the levy may be as high as 35 percent.(11/20/2014 7:44:57 PM)
Hedge Funds Face Exit Tax as Iceland Central Bank Reveals Plan
Hedge funds and other creditors with claims against Iceland’s failed banks face an exit tax as the island reveals more details on how it plans to unwind capital controls in place since 2008.(11/19/2014 4:02:05 PM)
Iceland Hopes to Increase Fish Exports to Russia
Iceland intends to increase exports of fish and fish products to Russia and hopes to find new suppliers to the market following Russia’s food-import ban on products from the European Union, Commercial Representative at the Icelandic Embassy in Moscow Ilona Vasilieva told RIA Novosti.(11/23/2014 1:41:27 AM)
Peter Andre announced as new face of supermarket chain Iceland
Andre follows in the footsteps of other I'm a Celebrity stars like Stacey Solomon.(11/23/2014 8:46:12 AM)
Iceland jails former bank boss
Former Landsbanki boss Sigurjon Arnason is sentenced to 12 months in prison for market manipulation, becoming the third Icelandic bank boss to be sent to jail.(11/19/2014 12:00:49 PM)
Iceland Banks Seen Strong Enough for Free Floating Krona
Bjarni Benediktsson, Iceland's Finance Minister, said in an interview this week that it was his “personal goal” to present a plan for the removal of the krona restrictions by the end of the year.(11/12/2014 5:50:03 AM)
I’m a Junk Retail Bondholder, Get Me Out of Here: U.K. Credit
Bondholders of Iceland Foods Group Ltd., which sponsors the “I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!” reality television show set in the Australian jungle, are feeling the heat.(11/20/2014 1:02:52 AM)
Soccer-Czechs top Group A after win over Iceland
(Adding match details, quotes) By Michael Kahn PLZEN, Czech Republic, Nov 16 (Reuters) - The Czech Republic fought back to beat Iceland 2-1 in their Euro 2016 Group A qualifier on Sunday with a Pavel Kaderabek header and an own goal giving the home side four wins out of four and top spot in the standings. ...(11/16/2014 5:02:14 PM)
Iceland Expects Potential Volcanic Eruption
Iceland is getting ready for a possible volcanic eruption, which couldan lead to a situation resembling the "ash crisis" of 2010.(11/22/2014 8:54:33 AM)
Holuhraun Eruption in Iceland Still Going Strong
After four months, the eruption at Holuhraun in Iceland is still producing lava flows and causing air and water quality problems from sulfur dioxide. The post Holuhraun Eruption in Iceland Still Going Strong appeared first on WIRED .(11/19/2014 11:00:57 AM)
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