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“Rate hike” Olsen to bow out with a whimper

Norges Bank Governor Olsen has presided over more rate hikes (seven) than any other G10 bank head since he took the role in January 2011. But with the Bank set to leave rates on hold at his last meeting in charge, next week, he will not be able to extend his tally to eight rate rises.
David Oxley Senior Europe Economist
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