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Welcome
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 0.289056
EUR 0.448082
GBP 0.520553

Events

Consultations

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1 April 2021

Proposed Requirements on Financing to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

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7 March 2021

Proposed Amendments to Module MIE – Volume 6

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7 February 2021

Proposed Addition to Draft Regulation Governing Control in Bank Licensees

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News & Announcements

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Published on: 6 March 2021

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain – 6 March 2021 – The Central Bank of Bahrain (“CBB”), in cooperation with the Bahrain Association of Banks (“BAB”), held […]

Published on: 1 March 2021

Manama, Bahrain 1st March 2021 – This week’s BD 70 million issue of Government Treasury Bills has been oversubscribed by 301%. The bills, carrying a […]

Published on: 24 February 2021

Manama, Bahrain – 24th February 2021 – Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the BD 35 million monthly issue of Government Treasury Bills has […]

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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
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