News from Oslo Børs



Weakest ever start to the year for Norway’s stock market


The Oslo Børs Benchmark Index has never fallen by so much during the first three months of a year as in 2020, but there have been some quarters with much bigger decreases. Since 1914 there have been five quarters with bigger decreases in the index.

Parts of the Oslo stock exchange building closed Friday


An Oslo Børs employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The part of the building where the employee worked will be temporarily closed for disinfection.

Largest monthly drop in share prices since 2011


We have to go back to August 2011 to find a month with a larger decline in share prices than February 2020. Oil companies’ portion of the total market capitalisation has fallen to record lows.

2000 billion loan milestone passed


Today, the outstanding value of loans listed on Oslo Børs surpassed NOK 2,000 billion for the first time in history. At the same time, this year's 100th new loan was listed.

Oslo Børs imposes a violation charge on AS


On 6 February 2020, Oslo Børs resolved to impose a violation charge on AS of NOK 50,000 for breaches of the duty for timely disclosure of annual report and half-yearly interim report.

Green loan wave yielded bond record


Never before have so many new loans been listed on Oslo Børs during the month of January. Record inflows of green bonds have contributed to the record high activity.

Euronext appoints Øivind Amundsen as CEO of Oslo Børs


Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Lisbon, London, Oslo and Paris – 29 January 2020 – Euronext announced today that the Boards of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA and Oslo Børs ASA have approved the appointment of Øivind Amundsen as CEO of Oslo Børs VPS Holding and Oslo Børs. This appointment follows Håvard S. Abrahamsen’s resignation from his position as President and CEO of Oslo Børs VPS Holding and Oslo Børs. Mr Abrahamsen will also step down from his position as member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V.. The Supervisory Board of Euronext N.V. has subsequently nominated Mr Amundsen as member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V., subject to formal appointment by an Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Euronext N.V. and the usual regulatory non-objections.

Introducing the new Oslo Børs logo and visual profile


Today we update our logo and visual profile to reflect that we are joining the Euronext family.

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