May 29 2017
Consumer price index in May 2017

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based on prices in May 2017 is 443.0 points (May 1988=100), 0.20% higher than in April 2017. The CPI less housing cost is 387.6 points, 0.41% lower than in April 2017.

Cost of owner occupied housing (imputed rent), rose by 2.5% (effect on the index 0.48%) and international airfares declined by 8.6% (-0.10%).

The CPI is 1.7% higher in May 2017 than in May 2016 while the CPI less housing cost is 2.6% lower than one year ago.

The CPI compiled in the middle of May 2017, 443.0 points, is applicable for indexation purposes in July 2017. The old credit terms index for July 2017 is 8,747 points.

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Results of additional issuance of Treasury bonds RIKB 28 1115 and RIKB 22 1026

As stated in paragraph 5 of Terms of Invitation to Tender for Treasury bonds, the Government Debt Management offered the equivalent of 10% of the nominal value sold in the auction 13 April, at the price of accepted bids. This time Primary Dealers did exercise their right to purchase in RIKB 28 1115 for 84 m.kr. and in RIKB 22 1026 for 307 m.kr. Total outstanding nominal value of RIKB 28 1115 after the auction is now 51,444,101,519 kr. and RIKB 22 1026 is now 78,800,000,000 kr. Settlement date is 18 April 2018.