Česká národní banka

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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 14.12.2018
eur EUR 25.795 CZK
usd USD 22.858 CZK
gbp GBP 28.714 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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November 2018: 2.0%

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CNB current forecast

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

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CNB increases countercyclical capital buffer rate to 1.75%

CNB increases countercyclical capital buffer rate to 1.75%

The CNB Bank Board has decided to increase the countercyclical capital buffer for all loans provided on the domestic market to 1.75% with effect from 1 January 2020.
Supervisory stress tests again prove that banks and insurance companies are resilient

Supervisory stress tests again prove that banks and insurance companies are resilient

The tests, which covered selected banking groups and insurance companies and used data as of the end of 2017, demonstrated that the two sectors are still prepared to withstand a deterioration in economic conditions.
Czech central banker Benda says weaker crown could argue for rate hike this month

Czech central banker Benda says weaker crown could argue for rate hike this month

A weaker-than-expected crown exchange rate is one reason to discuss another interest rate increase at the Czech central bank's policy meeting on Dec. 20, central bank board member Vojtech Benda said in interview for Reuters.
The Government not to set euro adoption date yet

The Government not to set euro adoption date yet

The Government has approved the joint recommendation of the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic and the Czech National Bank not to set a target date for adopting the euro in the Czech Republic yet.
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.

11 Dec 2018

Governor’s interview for Bloomberg

The current depreciation of the koruna before the end of the year is due to technical reasons and there is no major change as regards the real economy, said Governor Jiří Rusnok in an interview for Bloomberg. He also stated that the next interest rate hike could wait until next year.

10 Dec 2018

The CNB comments on inflation figures

November 2018

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)

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