Norges Bank's press conference

PRESS CONFERENCE - Monetary policy meeting of Norges Bank's Executive Board, 22 May.

Interest rates were left unchanged at Norges Bank's Executive Board meeting on 22 May. Norges Bank's key interest rate, the sight deposit rate, therefore remains at 6.50 per cent. According to Norges Bank's overall assessment of the balance of risks, with an unchanged interest rate ahead, the probability that inflation two years ahead will be higher than 2 ½ per cent is greater than the probability that it wil