Markets and ICT

The department monitors, communicates and analyses relevant developments in money and capital markets.

The department is responsible for:

  • in central banking operations, maintaining a comprehensive overview of market developments
  • ensuring the capacity and ability to deal with crises in the financial system
  • efficiently managing overall liquidity in the banking system
  • providing stable, functional and efficient IT services

Acting Executive Director: Olav Andreas Bø
Tel. +47 22 31 67 43

Departmental units:

 

Market Operations and Analysis

The Market Operations and Analysis Unit has extensive contact with domestic and international markets and performs the analyses that provide the background for the formulation of monetary policy. The unit also conducts Norges Bank's monetary policy transactions in domestic money and capital markets and in the foreign exchange market. 

The unit is also tasked with devising a strategy for managing Norges Bank's foreign exchange reserves and with managing the fixed income instruments in the reserves. The Market Operations and Analysis Unit is responsible for issuing and managing government debt under a mandate laid down by the Ministry of Finance.

Director: Olav Andreas Bø
Tel. +47 22 31 67 43

Liquidity: +47 22 31 71 70 / Fax: +47 22 33 37 35
Foreign exchange: +47 22 31 71 50
Government debt: +47 22 31 71 40

ICT

The unit is responsible for providing stable, functional and efficient IT services.

Director: Helge Mothes
Tel. +47 22 31 65 69 / +47 22 31 60 25

Published 1 June 2012 08:55
Edited 4 September 2017 10:33
Olav Andreas Bø
Executive Director, Markets and ICT

Contact:

Tel.: +47 22 31 67 43