Norges Bank

Interest rate decisions

Rate decision March 2016

Release of the interest rate decision and Norges Bank's advice on the countercyclical capital buffer after the meeting of the Executive Board on 16 March 2016.

Key policy rate decision (Press release 17 March 2016)

Countercyclical capital buffer 2016 Q1 (Press release 17 March 2016)

The Executive Board's assessment (PDF)

Charts from the monetary policy meeting (PDF)

Monetary Policy Report with financial stability assessment 1/16 (Due to a technical error, the money market rate in 2017 Q1 was incorrect in the publication of Monetary Policy Report 1/16 in March. This applies to Charts 2.9, 2.17 and 2.18. The error has been corrected 31 March 2016.)

Models for short-term forecasting (SAM)

Key indicators - countercyclical capital buffer

Minutes of the Executive Board meeting of 16 March 2016

Rates effective from 18 March 2016:

Key policy rate Overnight lending rate Reserve rate
0.50% 1.50% -0.50%


Press conference 17 March 2016 (in Norwegian)

Published 17 March 2016 10:00
Published 17 March 2016 10:00