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CNB increases interest rates

2 Aug 2018

At its meeting today, the CNB Bank Board increased the two-week repo rate (2W repo rate) by 25 basis points to 1.25%. At the same time, it increased the Lombard rate by 25 basis points to 2.25% and the discount rate by 20 basis points to 0.25%. The new interest rate levels come into effect on 3 August 2018.

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