Global Central Banks Rates

A country’s central bank rate (discount rate) is the rate at which commercial banks can borrow money from the central bank, in turn affecting borrowing costs across the country. The interest rate is the most important conventional monetary policy tool at the disposal of the central bank.

The central bank interest rates affect the Foreign exchange, Bonds and Equity markets and are closely followed by investors.

We have summarized a global overview of the central bank interest rates, with the option to dive in and explore the interest rate history of each country across the world.

Major Central Banks

BankRateNext MeetingLast Change
U.S. Federal Reserve (The Fed)
2.25%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
European Central Bank (ECB)
0%
Oct 24, 2019
-0.05% - Mar 2016
Bank of England (BoE)
0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
+0.25% - Aug 2018
Bank of Japan (BoJ)
-0.1%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.1% - Jan 2016
Swiss National Bank (SNB)
-0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.5% - Jan 2015
Bank of Canada (BoC)
1.75%
Oct 30, 2019
+0.25% - Oct 2018
Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)
1%
Oct 1, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ)
1%
Sep 25, 2019
-0.5% - Aug 2019
BankNext MeetingLast Change
The Fed
2.25%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
ECB
0%
Oct 24, 2019
-0.05%
Mar 2016
BoE
0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
+0.25%
Aug 2018
BoJ
-0.1%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.1%
Jan 2016
SNB
-0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.5%
Jan 2015
BoC
1.75%
Oct 30, 2019
+0.25%
Oct 2018
RBA
1%
Oct 1, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
RBNZ
1%
Sep 25, 2019
-0.5%
Aug 2019

Emerging Markets Central Banks

BankRateNext MeetingLast Change
People's Bank of China (PBoC)
4.25%
-0.06% - Aug 2019
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
5.4%
Oct 4, 2019
-0.35% - Aug 2019
Central Bank of Brazil
6%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.5% - Jul 2019
Bank of Russia
7%
Oct 25, 2019
-0.25% - Sep 2019
BankNext MeetingLast Change
PBoC
4.25%
-0.06%
Aug 2019
RBI
5.4%
Oct 4, 2019
-0.35%
Aug 2019
CBoB
6%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.5%
Jul 2019
BoR
7%
Oct 25, 2019
-0.25%
Sep 2019

Main Rates Around The World

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G20RateNext MeetingLast Change
United States
2.25%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
Euro Area
0%
Oct 24, 2019
-0.05% - Mar 2016
Australia
1%
Oct 1, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
China
4.25%
-0.06% - Aug 2019
Brazil
6%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.5% - Jul 2019
G20
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
United States
2.25%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
Euro Area
0%
Oct 24, 2019
-0.05%
Mar 2016
Australia
1%
Oct 1, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
China
4.25%
-0.06%
Aug 2019
Brazil
6%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.5%
Jul 2019
AsiaRateNext MeetingLast Change
China
4.25%
-0.06% - Aug 2019
Japan
-0.1%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.1% - Jan 2016
India
5.4%
Oct 4, 2019
-0.35% - Aug 2019
South Korea
1.5%
Oct 16, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
Indonesia
5.5%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.25% - Aug 2019
Asia
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
China
4.25%
-0.06%
Aug 2019
Japan
-0.1%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.1%
Jan 2016
India
5.4%
Oct 4, 2019
-0.35%
Aug 2019
South Korea
1.5%
Oct 16, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
Indonesia
5.5%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.25%
Aug 2019
EuropeRateNext MeetingLast Change
Euro Area
0%
Oct 24, 2019
-0.05% - Mar 2016
United Kingdom
0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
+0.25% - Aug 2018
Switzerland
-0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.5% - Jan 2015
Sweden
-0.25%
Oct 24, 2019
+0.25% - Dec 2018
Russian Federation
7%
Oct 25, 2019
-0.25% - Sep 2019
Europe
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
Euro Area
0%
Oct 24, 2019
-0.05%
Mar 2016
United Kingdom
0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
+0.25%
Aug 2018
Switzerland
-0.75%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.5%
Jan 2015
Sweden
-0.25%
Oct 24, 2019
+0.25%
Dec 2018
Russian Federation
7%
Oct 25, 2019
-0.25%
Sep 2019
North AmericaRateNext MeetingLast Change
United States
2.25%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
Canada
1.75%
Oct 30, 2019
+0.25% - Oct 2018
Mexico
8%
Sep 26, 2019
-0.25% - Aug 2019
North America
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
United States
2.25%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
Canada
1.75%
Oct 30, 2019
+0.25%
Oct 2018
Mexico
8%
Sep 26, 2019
-0.25%
Aug 2019
PacificRateNext MeetingLast Change
Australia
1%
Oct 1, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
New Zealand
1%
Sep 25, 2019
-0.5% - Aug 2019
Papua New Guinea
5.5%
-0.5% - Aug 2019
Fiji
0.5%
Sep 26, 2019
-2% - Jan 2011
New Caledonia
0.25%
-0.05% - Jun 2016
Pacific
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
Australia
1%
Oct 1, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
New Zealand
1%
Sep 25, 2019
-0.5%
Aug 2019
Papua New Guinea
5.5%
-0.5%
Aug 2019
Fiji
0.5%
Sep 26, 2019
-2%
Jan 2011
New Caledonia
0.25%
-0.05%
Jun 2016
Middle EastRateNext MeetingLast Change
Saudi Arabia
2.75%
-0.25% - Jul 2019
Israel
0.25%
Oct 7, 2019
+0.15% - Nov 2018
United Arab Emirates
2.5%
-0.25% - Jul 2019
Iran
18%
-2% - Aug 2016
Iraq
4%
-2% - Mar 2016
Middle East
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
Saudi Arabia
2.75%
-0.25%
Jul 2019
Israel
0.25%
Oct 7, 2019
+0.15%
Nov 2018
United Arab Emirates
2.5%
-0.25%
Jul 2019
Iran
18%
-2%
Aug 2016
Iraq
4%
-2%
Mar 2016
South AmericaRateNext MeetingLast Change
Brazil
6%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.5% - Jul 2019
Argentina
85.991%
0% - Sep 2019
Colombia
4.25%
Sep 27, 2019
-0.25% - Apr 2018
Chile
2%
Oct 23, 2019
-0.5% - Sep 2019
Peru
2.5%
Oct 10, 2019
-0.25% - Aug 2019
South America
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
Brazil
6%
Sep 18, 2019
-0.5%
Jul 2019
Argentina
85.991%
0%
Sep 2019
Colombia
4.25%
Sep 27, 2019
-0.25%
Apr 2018
Chile
2%
Oct 23, 2019
-0.5%
Sep 2019
Peru
2.5%
Oct 10, 2019
-0.25%
Aug 2019
AfricaRateNext MeetingLast Change
Nigeria
13.5%
Sep 24, 2019
-0.5% - Mar 2019
South Africa
6.5%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.25% - Jul 2019
Egypt
14.25%
Sep 26, 2019
-1.5% - Aug 2019
Algeria
3.75%
+0.25% - May 2017
Angola
15.5%
Sep 27, 2019
-0.25% - May 2019
Africa
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
Nigeria
13.5%
Sep 24, 2019
-0.5%
Mar 2019
South Africa
6.5%
Sep 19, 2019
-0.25%
Jul 2019
Egypt
14.25%
Sep 26, 2019
-1.5%
Aug 2019
Algeria
3.75%
+0.25%
May 2017
Angola
15.5%
Sep 27, 2019
-0.25%
May 2019
Central AmericaRateNext MeetingLast Change
Guatemala
2.75%
-0.25% - Nov 2017
Panama
1.36%
+0.01% - Jul 2018
Costa Rica
4%
-0.5% - Jul 2019
El Salvador
4.31%
-0.01% - Jul 2019
Honduras
5.75%
Sep 23, 2019
+0.25% - Jan 2019
Central America
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
Guatemala
2.75%
-0.25%
Nov 2017
Panama
1.36%
+0.01%
Jul 2018
Costa Rica
4%
-0.5%
Jul 2019
El Salvador
4.31%
-0.01%
Jul 2019
Honduras
5.75%
Sep 23, 2019
+0.25%
Jan 2019
CaribbeanRateNext MeetingLast Change
Dominican Republic
4.5%
Sep 30, 2019
-0.25% - Aug 2019
Cuba
2.25%
Trinidad and Tobago
5%
Sep 27, 2019
+0.25% - Jun 2018
Jamaica
0.5%
Sep 30, 2019
-0.25% - Aug 2019
Bahamas
4%
-0.5% - Dec 2016
Caribbean
CountryNext MeetingLast Change
Dominican Republic
4.5%
Sep 30, 2019
-0.25%
Aug 2019
Cuba
2.25%
Trinidad and Tobago
5%
Sep 27, 2019
+0.25%
Jun 2018
Jamaica
0.5%
Sep 30, 2019
-0.25%
Aug 2019
Bahamas
4%
-0.5%
Dec 2016
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