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

6:46am EDT

* 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

Aug 28 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. | Video

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

Jul 02 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.

Norway to lift travel curbs on European countries, with conditions

Jun 25 2020

OSLO Norway will lift travel restrictions to and from European countries that meet criteria regarding their COVID-19 situation from July 15, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Norway's interest rates on hold, outlook stronger

Jun 18 2020

* Cut three times since COVID-19 lockdown begun in March (Adds analysts, detail, bullet points)

Norway says its salmon did not cause virus at Beijing market

Jun 17 2020

OSLO Chinese and Norwegian authorities have concluded salmon from Norway was not the source of the coronavirus found on cutting boards at a Beijing wholesale food market, Norway's fisheries and seafood minister said on Wednesday.

Norwegian Air, SAS to add more flights as demand picks up

Jun 16 2020

OSLO/STOCKHOLM Norwegian Air and SAS are adding more flights to their schedules from July onwards as demand begins to recover following the COVID-19 pandemic, the two Nordic carriers said on Tuesday.

After early lockdown, Norway sees faster pandemic recovery

Jun 05 2020

OSLO Norway's economy will recover more quickly than expected from the coronavirus-induced recession as the country got on top of the outbreak early and is now rapidly opening up, Statistics Norway (SSB) said on Friday.

UPDATE 3-After early lockdown, Norway sees faster pandemic recovery

Jun 05 2020

* Interest rates cut to zero, fiscal stimulus strong (Adds background, bullets)

Norwegian Air's first-quarter loss widens as airline prepares for reboot

May 28 2020

OSLO Norwegian Air posted a wider first-quarter loss as the coronavirus crisis froze global travel, it said on Thursday, days after completing a financial rescue in which creditors took control of the carrier. | Video

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