CNB increases interest rates

At its meeting today, the CNB Bank Board increased the two-week repo rate (2W repo rate) by 25 basis points to 2%. At the same time, it increased the Lombard rate to 3% and the discount rate to 1%. The new interest rate levels come into effect on 3 May 2019.

A press conference attended by Governor Jiří Rusnok will be held at 2:15 p.m. in room MP614 (former CNB special library) of the CNB Congress Centre, entrance from Senovážné náměstí.

Markéta Fišerová
Director of the Communications Division and CNB Spokesperson