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Norway wealth fund chief has COVID-19, central bank governor quarantined

26 Nov 2020

OSLO The chief executive of Norway's $1.2 trillion sovereign wealth fund has been diagnosed with COVID-19, he said on Thursday, forcing colleagues including the central bank governor into quarantine.

Norwegian Air seeks bankruptcy protection as pandemic takes toll

18 Nov 2020

OSLO Norwegian Air has asked an Irish court to oversee a restructuring of its massive debt as it seeks to stave off collapse amid the coronavirus pandemic, the budget airline said on Wednesday.

Norway imposes new restrictions to limit virus spread

05 Nov 2020

OSLO Prime Minister Erna Solberg told Norwegians to avoid travelling domestically and instead stay at home as much as possible, as part of a new round of recommendations and restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.

UPDATE 2-Norway to keep interest rates on hold until clear signs of normalisation

05 Nov 2020

* Currency weakens slightly vs euro (Adds analyst, currency, background)

Norway to set new restrictions this week after rise in virus cases

03 Nov 2020

OSLO Norway will announce further restrictions this week to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday, without giving details of the plans.

UPDATE 2-Aluminium maker Hydro surprises with Q3 profit jump, shares up 7%

23 Oct 2020

* Analyst sees 'green shots' for 2021 (Adds CEO quotes, shares, detail)

Price of vice: Norway eyes cut in 'sin' tax on alcohol, sugar to spur spending

25 Sep 2020

HALDEN, Norway Norway’s tipplers and sweet tooths may no longer feel a need to leave the country to stock up on their favourite vices.

UPDATE 3-Norway holds rates at zero, hike still two years away

24 Sep 2020

* Crown currency weakens against euro (Updates with quote from governor, currency, adds context)

Norwegian Air aims to secure more cash this year as losses balloon

28 Aug 2020

OSLO Norwegian Air aims to secure funding this year for the next 18 months or more to see it through the COVID-19 pandemic, the budget airline said on Friday after reporting first-half losses of $610 million (459.61 million pounds). | Video

Border town pays price for Sweden's no-lockdown as Norway reopens

02 Jul 2020

OSLO The Swedish border town of Stromstad is paying a heavy price for Sweden's decision not to lock down its economy like neighbouring Norway and other Nordic nations to halt the spread of COVID-19.

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