• L. 13.514
  • H. 13.5654
  • Ch. 0.03116
  • Ch.% 0.23%
Costs & Margins
  • GBP/NOK is an exotic forex pair representing how many Norwegian kroner equal one British pound. The pound is influenced most by monetary policy set by the Bank of England and economic data like GDP growth, job reports, and housing data.

    While part of the EU, Norway maintains its own currency and sets its rate through the Central Bank of Norway. In times of euro instability, traders may focus their activity on Scandinavian currencies like NOK. Crude oil prices also affect the value of the krone as Norway is one of Europe’s largest oil exporters.

  • Margin From
    7.0 %
  • Trading Hours
    24 hours / day *
  • Min Trade Size
  • Long
  • Short
  • Min Stop Distance
    0.00545 Points
  • Spreads
  • Spreads From
    0.00718 Points
  • Margins
  • 0 - 14000 000
    7.0 %
  • 14000 000 - 18000 000
    10.0 %
  • 18000 000 +
    30.0 %
  • Dealing
  • Spreads
    0.00718 Points
  • Margins
  • 0 - 14000 000
    7.0 %
  • 14000 000 - 18000 000
    10.0 %
  • 18000 000 +
    30.0 %
Economic Calendar

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Last Updated: 11/29/2023 10:00:00 PM

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