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 3 (16 January – 22 January)

Reporting banks’ net purchases of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 9.6 billion, and their net sales of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 11.0 billion. Foreign banks' net sales of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 5.0 billion, and financial customers' net purchases of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 1.7 billion.

Non-financial customers' net purchases of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 8.2 billion, while financial customers' net sales of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 2.6 billion. This week's net purchases of foreign exchange by the reporting banks in the swap market were equivalent to NOK 267.5 billion.

Next release: 1 February 2023 at 10:00 am.

Past three weeks


Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
Spot 10.9 1.6 9.6
Forward -16.5 6.5 -11.0
Swap 165.0 188.0 267.5