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 25.09.2018
eur EUR 25.615 CZK
usd USD 21.752 CZK
gbp GBP 28.644 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 one of the protective elements of banknotes – the windowed security thread – is incorporated into the paper during its production? This means it cannot be easily removed from a genuine banknote.

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CNB increases interest rates

CNB increases interest rates

The CNB Bank Board increased the two-week repo rate (2W repo rate) by 25 basis points to 1.50%. At the same time, it increased the Lombard rate to 2.50% and the discount rate to 0.50%.
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

26 Sep 2018

Live stream from the press conference following the monetary policy meeting of the Bank Board

Expected start at 2:15 p.m. (stream available in Czech only)

24 Sep 2018

Financial market inflation expectations

September 2018

21 Sep 2018

Current economic challenges facing Central and Eastern Europe

There are at least four possible sources of growth in Central and Eastern European countries: moving workers, adding more capital, making capital more productive, and technological innovation, said Governor Jiri Rusnok at Boston Consulting Group in Prague. (pdf, 1.1 MB)

21 Sep 2018

Global Economic Outlook

The September issue of Global Economic Outlook has been published. The analytical section focuses on the actual and expected evolution of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, whose importance on the natural gas market is now significantly increasing.

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)

20 Sep 2018

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

6th tranche of the 104th issue – results
20th tranche of the 89th issue – results

20 Sep 2018

International investment position of the Czech Republic

as of 30 June 2018
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