Norges Bank Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - Norges Bank reduces interest rates, 11 December.

Norges Bank has decided to reduce the interest rate on banks' deposits with Norges Bank, the sight deposit rate, by 0.50 percentage point with effect from Thursday, 12 December. The interest rate on banks' overnight loans will also be reduced by 0.50 percentage point. The sight deposit rate and overnight lending rate will then be 6.50 per cent and 8.50 per cent respectively.

Deputy Governor Jarle Bergo says that according to Norge