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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 Rate0.750
One Week Deposit Rate1.000
One Month Deposit Rate2.000
O/N Repo Rate2.250
One Week Repo Rate0.000
O/N BD Secured Rate2.250
One Week BD Secured Rate0.000
USD 0.376081
AUD 0.270722
EUR 0.446465
GBP 0.493644



6 April 2020

Secured Transaction Law

10 March 2020

Consultation – Proposal to Reduce the Retention Period of Non-Performing Facilities Data in the Credit Reference Bureau Report

27 February 2020

Draft Unified GCC Law on Commercial Security


News & Announcements

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Published on: 6 August 2020

Manama, Bahrain – 6th August 2020 – The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) would like to warn consumers against dealing with unlicensed financial institutions that […]

Published on: 5 August 2020

Manama, Bahrain – 5th August 2020 – The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) announces that the monthly issue of the short-term Islamic leasing bonds, Sukuk […]

Published on: 29 July 2020

Manama, Bahrain 29th July 2020 – This week’s BD 70 million issue of Government Treasury Bills has been oversubscribed by 100%. The bills, carrying a […]

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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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