Press releases - Norges Bank, 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., 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., 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., 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., 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.