Norges Bank

Foreign exchange transactions

Statistics on foreign exchange transactions are based on daily turnover data gathered from predefined reporting banks constituting a representative selection of the largest banks in the NOK market.

Past week

Week 47 (20 November – 26 November)

Reporting banks’ net purchases of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 1.2 billion, and their net purchases of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 16.9 billion. Foreign banks' net sales of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 5.1 billion, and financial customers' net purchases of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 3.5 billion.

Non-financial customers' net sales of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 13.5 billion, while financial customers' net sales of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 2.1 billion. This week's net purchases of foreign exchange by the reporting banks in the swap market were equivalent to NOK 58.5 billion.

Next release: 6 December 2023 at 10:00 am.

Past three weeks


Week 45 Week 46 Week 47
Spot -5.7 0.1 1.2
Forward 4.7 -1.5 16.9
Swap 17.2 24.1 58.5