Stock index goes down by 1.5%

Stocks on the Icex market went down by 1.54% today and the index now stands at 5.429. Landsbanki lost 2.3%, Bakkavör by 2.8% and Mosaic Fashions by 2.9%. Vinnslustödin, a fishing company went up by 2.4%, Flaga up by 2.0% and Atorka investing by 0.6%.

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Icelanders with Finns in Damascus

The six Icelanders who were fleeing from Lebanon, including a family with a four month old child are now at the residence of the Finnish ambassador in Damascus, Syria. The group had previously been left behind by a group of Norwegian buses.

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