Česká národní banka


The CNB is the central bank of the Czech Republic
and the supervisor of the Czech financial market.

As an independent institution, the Czech National Bank maintains price stability, supervises the financial system and supports its balanced development, and ensures smooth circulation of money and smooth payments.


Declared FX rates

Cur. Unit 20.11.2018
eur EUR 26.030 CZK
usd USD 22.794 CZK
gbp GBP 29.275 CZK

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Key rates

2W Repo Rate: 1.75%
Discount Rate: 0.75%
Lombard Rate: 2.75%
Reserve Requirement: 2.00%

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October 2018: 2.2%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2019, Q4 2.2%
2020, Q1 2.1%

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Did you know...

that in 1829 and 1830 Fryderyk Chopin lived where the CNB’s Prague headquarters now stands? This is commemorated by a plaque on the central bank’s building.

Distribution of CZK 20 coins featuring the founders of the state ended on 30 October

Distribution of CZK 20 coins featuring the founders of the state ended on 30 October

The CNB ended the exchange of the CZK 20 coins featuring the portraits of the founders of the state on 30 October. This happened at all seven regional offices of the CNB between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., as the stocks of this issue became exhausted.
CNB: Always demand pre-contract information when exchanging money

CNB: Always demand pre-contract information when exchanging money

In this video, we remind not only foreign visitors of the rules for safe exchange of money.
Czech Money app

Czech Money app

Download the mobile device app on Czech banknotes and coins

15 Nov 2018

On a way to neutral interest rates

presentation by Petr Král, Deputy Executive Director of the CNB’s Monetary Department, on the occasion of Czech & Hungary Investor Day in London (pdf, 2 MB)

27 Aug 2018

ESMA to renew prohibition on binary options for a further three months

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has agreed to renew the prohibition of the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients, in effect since 2 July, from 2 October 2018 for a further three-month period. ESMA has also agreed on the exclusion of a limited number of products from the scope of the measure. (pdf, 149 kB)

19 Nov 2018

Announcement of the Czech National Bank: The auction of the government bonds of the Czech Republic

9th tranche of the 103rd issue – announcement
9th tranche of the 105th issue – announcement

15 Nov 2018

Statistics on investment funds

as of 30 September 2018
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22 Nov 2018 Bank Board meeting

23 Nov 2018 CNB balance sheet

29 Nov 2018 Bank Board meeting

30 Nov 2018 Banking statistics

30 Nov 2018 Harmonized monetary survey