"Unscrupulous dealers" attacking Iceland's economy

David Oddsson, the chairman of the board of directors at the Central Bank of Iceland, suspects that "unscrupulous dealers" are trying to bring down the Icelandic financial system by circulating rumours about the country's bank and central government.

Mentioning the recent spate of unfounded rumours about HBOS, a UK bank, Oddsson said on 28 March: "It cannot be denied that the attacks that have been made on Iceland's bank and central government - which was subjected to CDS spreads of up to an a