Press releases - Norges Bank, 23 May 2019 08:00:00 GMT9a535e1f-44b3-4993-98fe-26467dc34d82Improvements needed in the financial infrastructure"The payment system in Norway has long featured standardised and cost-efficient solutions. To keep the payment system operating efficiently, improvements are needed", says Deputy Governor Jon Nicolaisen., 09 May 2019 08:00:00 GMT4fb44e2a-5ac2-44d6-abc5-5e90d859cdd3Policy rate unchanged at 1.0 percentNorges Bank's Executive Board has decided to keep the policy rate unchanged at 1.0 percent., 03 May 2019 08:00:00 GMTb3b69852-4f6a-4cba-aa03-32f2ec08f4f3Government Pension Fund Global: Strongest quarter everThe Government Pension Fund Global returned 9.1 percent, or 738 billion kroner, in the first quarter of 2019., 30 Apr 2019 08:00:00 GMT2b25f59c-23a2-4d86-8b7b-f2a1cb589855Norges Bank’s foreign exchange transactions in May 2019Norges Bank will sell foreign exchange on behalf of the government equivalent to NOK 600 million per day in May 2019., 10 Apr 2019 09:00:00 GMT6d4f676f-f8d1-4d58-b61b-f9a7bfa6733cCommemorative coin to mark the 150th anniversary of Gustav Vigeland’s birthToday, Norges Bank is issuing a special edition 20-krone circulation coin to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Gustav Vigeland's birth.