Skip to Content

to the Central Bank of Bahrain

The Central Bank of Bahrain ('CBB') is a public corporate entity established by the Central Bank of Bahrain and Financial Institutions Law 2006. It was created on 6th September 2006.

The CBB is responsible for maintaining monetary and financial stability in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is also the single integrated regulator of Bahrain's financial industry.

Exchange Rate & Daily Rates

Daily Rates
O/N Deposit Rate 0.750
One Week Deposit Rate 1.000
One Month Deposit Rate 1.750
O/N Repo Rate 2.250
One Week Repo Rate 0.000
O/N BD Secured Rate 2.250
One Week BD Secured Rate 0.000
Currency BHD
USD 0.376081
AUD 0.292347
EUR 0.457146
GBP 0.532080



26 May 2021

Proposed Amendments to Open Banking Regulations

22 April 2021

Revised Draft Secured Transactions Law

22 April 2021

Proposed Requirements on Dormant Accounts and Unclaimed Balances in Module BC


News & Announcements

image description
Published on: 18 May 2021

Manama, Bahrain – 18 May 2021 – The Central Bank of Bahrain (“CBB”) published, today, its commentary on the progress made by retail banks in […]

Published on: 11 May 2021

  .  Manama, Bahrain – 11th May 2020– As part of the CBB’s vision to improve the customer experience for safe and efficient settlement solutions, […]

Published on: 11 May 2021

Eid AlFitr Holiday 2021 Share this

image description
bank item

CBB’s Currency Museum
Sun-Thu from 8:00 to 14:00

The Central Bank of Bahrain’s museum opened in February 1999 and showcases some of the rarest coins in the region. Admission is free.

General Information Medals & Coins
Back to top