Norges Bank keeps interest rates unchanged

Norges Bank's Executive Board decided on Wednesday 23 September to leave interest rates unchanged. Norges Bank's key interest rate, the sight deposit rate, therefore remains at 1.75 per cent. The overnight lending rate also remains unchanged.

Low price inflation in recent months points, in isolation, to lower interest rates, but there are also signs that growth in the Norwegian economy may be somewhat higher than projected. The Executive Board has concluded that it is appropriate to leave the