Norges Bank


Financial infrastructure 2023

In the Financial Infrastructure Report, Norges Bank discusses developments, vulnerabilities and risks in the financial infrastructure.


Monetary policy

Monetary policy shall maintain monetary stability by keeping inflation low and stable

Notes and coins

Exchange rates

Currency (code)
All currencies

Norges Bank quotes some 40 exchange rates. Publication time of daily exchange rates is approximately 16:00 CET.

The chart shows the last 60 daily observations.

Financial stability

Norges Bank shall contribute to a robust and efficient financial system

Investment management

Norges Bank manages the portfolios of the Government Pension Fund Global and the Bank’s own foreign exchange reserves

Oil fund

Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) manages the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, also known as the Oil Fund.

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.

About the Bank

Bankplassen blog

The Bankplassen blog is a venue for knowledge sharing. The main contributors are persons employed by or associated with Norges Bank’s central banking operations.


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