Norwegian krone (NOK)

There's a lot to like about life in the land of fjords, where the standard of living is among the highest in the world. Along with its great scenic beauty, Norway is also rich in natural resources and is the world’s 7th largest oil exporter. Use the information, data and insights below to make educated and timely decisions regarding the NOK.1

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Norwegian krone (NOK)


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Our NOK Insights

Review the latest list of pros and cons for diversifying in the NOK as researched by our foreign currency experts.

The Pros

  • World’s largest sovereign wealth fund valued at $873B as of 05/2016
  • Saves almost all state revenue from oil & gas production
  • Unemployment rate held at 4.6% in 04/2016
  • NOK gained 3.95% YTD (07/19/16) vs. the USD

The Cons

  • NOK lost 15.73% vs. USD in 2015
  • Falling oil prices could have negative impact on economy & currency
  • Norway lowered interest rates to an all-time low in 09/2015
  • Uncertainty with European market due to Brexit

NOK Insights last updated: 08/2016

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