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 19.09.2017
eur EUR 26.105 CZK
usd USD 21.809 CZK
gbp GBP 29.455 CZK

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Key rates

2W Repo Rate: 0.25%
Discount Rate: 0.05%
Lombard Rate: 0.50%
Reserve Requirement: 2.00%

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August 2017: 2.5%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2018, Q3 1.9%
2018, Q4 1.8%

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Did you know...

that the CNB Bank Board sets three interest rates: the two-week repo rate, the discount rate and the Lombard rate? Changes in these rates indirectly affect the price of loans in the economy.

Headline inflation measures shouldn’t ignore costs of home ownership

Headline inflation measures shouldn’t ignore costs of home ownership

Article by Vice-Governor Mojmír Hampl and Advisor to the Board Tomáš Havránek for VOX EU. This column argues that including the costs of home ownership would prove beneficial to the conduct of monetary and macroprudential policy.
Currency exchange - ten golden rules

Currency exchange - ten golden rules

Things to know before exchanging money in the Czech Republic.
Czech Money app

Czech Money app

Download the mobile device app on Czech banknotes and coins

14 Sep 2017

Czech rate hike vote may come in September or November

Czech National Bank Board member Vojtěch Benda can imagine voting for a rate increase in September or November, he says in an interview with Reuters

13 Sep 2017

How is Brexit going to affect European financial markets?

Presentation by Advisor to the Board Milan Šimáček for the 27th Economic Forum (pdf, 1,3 MB)

15 Sep 2017

Statistics on investment funds

as of 31 July 2017
commentary and data series

14 Sep 2017

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

10th tranche of the 49th issue – results
3rd tranche of the 100th issue – results

14 Sep 2017

Monetary base of the central bank

as of 31 August 2017

13 Sep 2017

CNB balance sheet

as of 10 September 2017

13 Sep 2017

Basic items of the balance of payments

July 2017
commentary and table

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