Česká národní banka

Světlonoš

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 19.09.2018
eur EUR 25.430 CZK
usd USD 21.796 CZK
gbp GBP 28.633 CZK

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Key rates

2W Repo Rate: 1.25%
Discount Rate: 0.25%
Lombard Rate: 2.25%
Reserve Requirement: 2.00%

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August 2018: 2.5%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2019, Q3 2.1%
2019, Q4 2.0%

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Did you know...

that banknote paper can be recognised not only by touch, but also under UV light? While optically whitened commercial paper “shines” under a UV lamp, banknote paper remains dark.

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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

17 Sep 2018

Central bank monitoring

September 2018

14 Sep 2018

Economic growth prospects in the Czech Republic

Presentation by Deputy Executive Director of the Monetary Department Petr Král for the Economic growth prospects in the 21st century in CEE conference (pdf, 383 kB)

14 Sep 2018

CNB leaves countercyclical capital buffer rate at 1.5%

The CNB Bank Board has decided to leave the countercyclical capital buffer rate for exposures located in the Czech Republic at 1.5%.

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)