Press releases - Norges Bankhttp://www.norges-bank.no/en/rss-feeds/Press-releases---Norges-Bank/enhttp://www.norges-bank.no/en/Published/Press-releases/2017/2017-11-16-press-release2/Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:00:00 GMT2cadb525-260e-450e-bef3-ce95989bbcdcNorges Bank committed to FX Global CodeNorges Bank has signed a statement of commitment to the FX Global Code. Norges Bank encourages market participants to do the same as soon as their own practices have been adjusted to align with the principles of the FX Global Code.http://www.norges-bank.no/en/Published/Press-releases/2017/2017-11-16-press-release/Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:00:00 GMT7c4fc8a3-e40b-4add-988a-255c1e081cc6Norges Bank recommends the removal of oil stocks from the benchmark index of the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG)In a letter to Ministry of Finance today, Norges Bank recommends the removal of oil and gas stocks from the GPFG's benchmark index. In the Bank's view, this will make the government's wealth less vulnerable to a permanent drop in oil and gas prices.http://www.norges-bank.no/en/Published/Press-releases/2017/2017-11-02-press-release/Thu, 02 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMTb413cc47-43e1-450c-a00a-9e9174c04204The financial system is vulnerable to high debtNorwegian banks are solid, but the financial system is vulnerable to high household debt and elevated property prices.http://www.norges-bank.no/en/Published/Press-releases/2017/2017-10-31-press-release/Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:00:00 GMTcc2b9d87-36e3-4bda-890b-40c76a911191Norges Bank’s foreign exchange transactions in November 2017Norges Bank will sell foreign exchange on behalf of the government equivalent to NOK 650 million per day in November 2017.http://www.norges-bank.no/en/Published/Press-releases/2017/2017-10-26-press-release/Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:00:00 GMT14b2d848-1073-415d-97fd-bdc5a73cc990Key policy rate unchanged at 0.50 percentNorges Bank's Executive Board has decided to keep the key policy rate unchanged at 0.50 percent.