Norges Bank

Interest rates

Norges Bank publishes figures on the key policy rate, NOWA,  Treasury bills and government bonds.

Figures are updated at 9 am on the first business day after the quotation day. Figures on all interest rates and figures previous 60 business days are only stored in the Excel- and CSV-files.

Norges Bank does not publish interest rates from other countries.

HTML format:

  Daily Monthly Annual
Key policy rate Daily Monthly Annual
NOWA Daily Monthly Annual
Treasury bills Daily Monthly Annual
Government bonds Daily Monthly Annual


  Daily Monthly Annual
Excel-files All interest rates All interest rates All interest rates
CSV-files All interest rates All interest rates All interest rates

Key policy rate

The key policy rate (sight deposit rate) is Norges Bank's most important monetary policy instrument. More about Norges Bank's key policy rate


Norwegian Overnight Weighted Average rate. More about NOWA

Treasury bills

Treasury bills are government securities, with an original maturity of less than one year.

Government bonds

A bond is an interest-bearing security with an original maturity of more than 1 year.

Figures from 1820 and onwards can be found in Historical monetary statistics, Bond markets and bond yields in Norway


Norwegian Inter Bank Offered Rate (money market interest rate).

Starting 9 December 2013, Oslo Børs assumed responsibility for calculating and distributing the Nibor. Norges Bank will from the same date cease updating the Nibor, but historical data up to and including 6 December 2013 will still be available on our website.

NIBOR - nominal rate. Historical data

More about NIBOR (Finance Norway)

Edited 30 August 2019 12:10


  • NOWA: +47 22 31 71 70
  • Key interest rate: +47 22 31 71 70
  • Treasury bills: +47 22 31 71 40
  • Government bonds: +47 22 31 71 40
Edited 30 August 2019 12:10