Iceland considers joining euro

Iceland could seek to join the euro, according to Prime Minister Halldor Asgrimsson.

``This is something we are considering and will be under discussion in the years to come,'' Asgrimsson said in a telephone interview from Reykjavik with Bloomberg on Thursday 27 April. ``It's clear it's not easy to run a small economy and small currency in a big market.''

The krona has lost 15 percent of its value this year as hedge funds fled the country's markets on concern that its economy may be overheating

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: