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 21.03.2019
eur EUR 25.650 CZK
usd USD 22.528 CZK
gbp GBP 29.606 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 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.

Mora sees longer Czech rate pause as global risks cloud outlook

Mora sees longer Czech rate pause as global risks cloud outlook

CNB’s Deputy Governor Marek Mora said in interview for Bloomberg, he was advocating a more cautious approach to interest rates setting for now. He sees zero to one rate increase this year as the most likely scenario.
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

19 Mar 2019

čnBlog – Ten years since „Argentina on the Danube“

Blog article by Executive Director of CNB Financial Stability Department Jan Frait on the course of the global financial crisis and its impact on the Czech economy and its financial stability in 2007–2010.

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)

21 Mar 2019

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

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

15 Mar 2019

Statistics on investment funds

as of 31 January 2019
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