Norway oil fund poised to spend big

Norway oil fund poised to spend big

Norway’s 3-trillion-kroner ($521 billion) sovereign oil fund — or Government Pension Fund Global — aims to buy bigger than the one-percent of listed stocks worldwide that it already owns.

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Trio plead not guilty to Muhammad cartoon plot

Three men suspected of planning an attack on the Danish newspaper that printed controversial cartoons of the prophet Muhammad in 2005 pleaded not guilty as their trial opened in Oslo on Tuesday.

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Half of all employers ignore labour law: survey

Half of Norwegian employers are breaking legally binding rules agreed over time with trade unions when it comes to temporary unemployment, although some in an autumn survey said they “didn’t know the law”.