Norway’s Olsen stresses importance of transparency in welcome address


Øystein Olsen, the new governor of the Norges Bank, on Monday said he would follow in the footsteps of predecessor, Svein Gjedrem, in striving to make the Norges Bank as transparent as possible.

"I am taking up the post as governor with deep humility. For the past 12 years, Svein Gjedrem has presided over the Bank with wisdom and resolve. I shall do my best to continue on the path he laid out for Norges Bank to carry out its important tasks efficiently and well," the governor said. "My main

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