Monetary policy shall maintain monetary stability by keeping inflation low and stable
Norges Bank shall contribute to a robust and efficient financial system
The role of issuer of means of payment and ultimate settlement bank for interbank payments in Norway gives Norges Bank a particular responsibility for fostering efficient and secure payment systems.
Norges Bank manages the portfolios of the Government Pension Fund Global and the Bank’s own foreign exchange reserves
The foreign exchange reserves are the Bank's contingency funds in international currencies and are to be available for use in foreign exchange market transactions as part of the conduct of monetary policy or with a view to promoting financial stability and to meet Norges Bank's international commitments.