Press releases - Norges Bankhttps://www.norges-bank.no/en/rss-feeds/Press-releases---Norges-Bank/enhttps://www.norges-bank.no/en/news-events/news-publications/Press-releases/2020/2020-09-16-1000-krone-banknote/Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:00:00 GMTef135bd4-bdfc-495e-ad91-432e888810e4NOK 6 billion will soon cease to be legal tenderIf you have one or more of these 1000-krone banknotes, you should deposit them with your bank or use them as a means of payment by 14 November 2020.https://www.norges-bank.no/en/news-events/news-publications/Press-releases/2020/2020-09-15-regional-network/Tue, 15 Sep 2020 08:00:00 GMTf2fb77e7-a4f1-4835-9935-3982ddbb2820Regional network: Rebound in activityThe Covid-19 pandemic and measures to contain it led to a sharp fall in activity this spring. According to Regional Network contacts, activity has risen through summer. https://www.norges-bank.no/en/news-events/news-publications/Press-releases/2020/2020-08-31-press-release/Mon, 31 Aug 2020 08:00:00 GMTcf84941a-f0f2-4362-8e2d-749ec6c4340eNorges Bank’s foreign exchange transactions in September 2020Norges Bank will sell foreign exchange on behalf of the government equivalent to NOK 2000 million per day in September 2020.https://www.norges-bank.no/en/news-events/news-publications/Press-releases/2020/2020-08-20-press-release/Thu, 20 Aug 2020 08:00:00 GMTf5405f45-efaa-4194-91f8-dc9297589cbdPolicy rate unchanged at zero percentNorges Bank’s Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Committee has unanimously decided to keep the policy rate unchanged at zero percent.https://www.norges-bank.no/en/news-events/news-publications/Press-releases/2020/2020-08-18-gpfg/Tue, 18 Aug 2020 07:00:00 GMT3a10a5a4-fd1a-425b-87a3-85f4693888dfGovernment Pension Fund Global: Negative return in a volatile first half of the yearIn the first half of 2020, the Government Pension Fund Global returned -3.4 percent, equivalent to -188 billion kroner.