Norges Bank

Foreign exchange transactions

Statistics on foreign exchange transactions are based on daily turnover data from foreign exchange market collected from the largest banks in the NOK market.

Past week

Week 32 (5 August – 11 August)

Reporting banks’ net sales of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 9.9 billion, and their net purchases of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 6.8 billion. Foreign banks' net purchases of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 11.8 billion, and financial customers' net purchases of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 0.2 billion.

Non-financial customers' net sales of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 8.2 billion, while financial customers' net purchases of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 0.5 billion. This week's net sales of foreign exchange by the reporting banks in the swap market were equivalent to NOK 42.2 billion.

Next release: 21 August 2019 at 10:00 am.

Past three weeks


Week 30 Week 31 Week 32
Spot -0.8 -18.5 -9.9
Forward -0.3 14.5 6.8
Swap 108.0 -20.7 -42.2

 2010 to date

Banks net foreign exchange purchases, spot and forward. Cumulative since week 40/2005


foreign exchange transactions