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Attendance of CNB Bank Board members at the monetary policy meeting on 3rd February 2022

All seven members of the Bank Board of the Czech National Bank will be attending the monetary policy meeting on 3rd February 2022.

CNB WP 8/2021 – A Tale of Different Capital Ratios: How to Correctly Assess the Impact of Capital Regulation on Lending

In this paper S. Malovaná, M. Hodula, J. Bajzík, Z. Gric show that the relationship between bank capital and lending changes over time. Authors find find the reported estimates of elasticities to be significantly affected by the researchers’ choice of empirical approach.

Global Economic Outlook 1/2022 is out now

This year’s first issue of Global Economic Outlook presents the regular monthly overview of recent and expected developments in selected territories. The analytical section of this issue focuses on the twin deficit phenomenon, namely the link between the public budget balance and the current account balance. Both can have very negative impacts on the economy, so it is important to better understand the risks associated with current developments.

cnBlog – Anticipated events versus surprise shocks in structural forecasting models: Czech National Bank’s practical perspective

A blog post written by experts Karel Musil, Stanislav Tvrz and Jan Vlček on modelling anticipated future events and surprise shocks from the CNB’s practical perspective. Monetary policy is forward-looking, so it is crucial for central banks to choose a suitable approach to future information in their forecasting processes. The preferred choice should be to use expected events. For this purpose, the CNB uses the LIRE concept, which has worked well in practice during the recent Covid situations.

Bank lending survey – I/2022

Demand for corporate loans rose in 2021 Q4, while demand for loans for house purchase and consumer credit decreased.

CNB RPN 3/2021 – Interaction of Cyclical and Structural Systemic Risks: Insights from Around and After the Global Financial Crisis

Martin Hodula, Jan Janků and Lukáš Pfeifer investigate the extent to which various structural risks exacerbate the materialization of cyclical risk.

CNB versus coronavirus

The CNB is taking steps to support an economy hit by the coronavirus epidemic. You will find a comprehensive overview of everything that might interest you in connection with the coronavirus and the CNB at a special website.

Visit special website

Key rates

2.75%

Discount Rate

3.75%

2W Repo Rate

4.75%

Lombard Rate

0.50%

CCyB
Rate

Inflation

December 2021

CNB current forecast

3.7%

Inflation
2021

5.6%

Inflation
2022

1.9%

GDP
2021

3.5%

GDP
2022

Golden Rules for Bureau-de-Change Clients

  1. Change money only at designated bureaux de change. Before changing money, carefully read all the information given on the exchange rate list.
  2. The terms “purchase and sale of foreign currency” and the corresponding exchange rates, i.e. the information about the direction of the exchange, are given from the bureau de change’s perspective...

More about ten golden rules

CNB resumes operation of services at its branches

  • All branches and regional offices of the Czech National Bank will return to full operation, five days a week, from Monday, 14 December 2020.
  • The standard opening hours for CNB clients and the public will be Monday to Friday from 7.30 am to 2.00 pm, with a lunch break from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm.
  • Before your visit, you can check the opening hours for each of our offices on the CNB website (Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Plzeň, Hradec Králové, České Budějovice and Ústí nad Labem).