Norges Bank

Foreign exchange transactions

Statistics on foreign exchange transactions are based on daily turnover data from foreign exchange market collected from the largest banks in the NOK market.

Past week

Week 45 (4 November – 10 November)

Reporting banks’ net sales of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 1.2 billion, and their net purchases of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 5.2 billion. Foreign banks' net sales of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 1.4 billion, and financial customers' net purchases of foreign exchange at spot rates were equivalent to NOK 1.9 billion.

Non-financial customers' net sales of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 2.0 billion, while financial customers' net sales of foreign exchange at forward rates were equivalent to NOK 2.7 billion. This week's net purchases of foreign exchange by the reporting banks in the swap market were equivalent to NOK 152.8 billion.

Next release: 20 November 2019 at 10:00 am.

Past three weeks


Week 43 Week 44 Week 45
Spot 2.1 2.3 -1.2
Forward -1.4 -2.3 5.2
Swap 106.8 234.4 152.8

Banks net foreign exchange purchases, spot and forward. Cumulative since week 40/2005