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 18.03.2019
eur EUR 25.615 CZK
usd USD 22.571 CZK
gbp GBP 29.899 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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February 2019: 2.7%

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CNB current forecast

Annual consumer price inflation:
2020, Q1 2.0%
2020, Q2 1.9%

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Did you know...

that the authenticity of banknotes can be verified against the light? This way you can check the presence and quality of protective elements such as the watermark and the front-to-back register.

Inflation, house prices and the CNB’s forecast

Inflation, house prices and the CNB’s forecast

Presentation by CNB Bank Board member Tomáš Holub for a Bank of America & Merril Lynch seminar in London. (pdf, 3.46 MB)
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

14 Mar 2019

Award for best CNB research papers in 2018

The Bank Board of the Czech National Bank has decided to grant this year’s Economic Research Award. Lukáš Pfeifer and Martin Hodula were awarded for their paper on financial stability and Tibor Hlédik and Jan Vlček for their paper on monetary policy.

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)

18 Mar 2019

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

19th tranche of the 94th issue – announcement
13th tranche of the 105th issue – announcement
15th tranche of the 100th issue – announcement

15 Mar 2019

Statistics on investment funds

as of 31 January 2019
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