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Czech Koruna CZK


Detailed information and fundamental factors

Central Bank: Czech National Bank

Public Debt to GDP Ratio, 2015: 41.4%

Trade Balance, 2015: $9.8 bln.

Inflation, 2015: 0.4%

Sovereign Credit Ratings:


Factors of Weakness

Pegged to euro since November 2013

The Czech koruna is the official currency of the Czech Republic. It replaced the Czechoslovak koruna in 1993 after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia. The government planned to introduce the euro instead of the nation’s currency, but the plan was suspended as the major part of the country’s population is against such change.

Czech Koruna News Archive

Czech Koruna Slips as Central Banks Warns About Intervention

The Czech koruna fell against the euro today as the nation’s central bank warned about a possible intervention to curb excessive gains. The currency gained on the US dollar.

Deflationary Pressure Makes Czech Koruna Weaker

The Czech koruna sank today due to concerns that deflationary pressure may lead to additional monetary easing from the nation’s central bank. The currency fell more than 1 percent against the US dollar.

Czech National Bank Keeps Koruna Cap Intact

The Czech koruna rose against the euro today after falling yesterday as the nation’s central bank kept interest rates near zero and left the cap on the currency intact during its policy meeting. The koruna rose together with other most-traded currencies against the dollar.

Koruna Weakens as Monetary Accommodation Persists

The Czech koruna fell today after the central bank kept interest rates unchanged and signaled that it will not drop its accommodative policy anytime soon. The bank also kept the cap on the currency.

Koruna Slides as Czech Central Bank Maintains Intervention

The Czech koruna dropped today as the nation’s central bank maintained interest rates near zero and reiterated its commitment to intervene on the Forex market to keep the currency from excessive appreciation.

Czech National Bank Intervenes to Weaken Koruna

The Czech koruna was soft today after yesterday’s announcement of the central bank about an intervention aiming at weakening the currency. The bank left its interest rates unchanged.

Czech Koruna Gains as Central Bank Does Not Intervene

The Czech koruna gained today as the nation’s central bank kept monetary policy unchanged and refused to intervene by selling the currency. Chances for an intervention in the future remain high though.

Czech Koruna Rises, In Danger from Falling Inflation

The Czech koruna rose today even as falling inflation sparked talks about possible intervention. Some analysts think that it is a good time to sell the currency.

Czech Koruna Rises Depsite Prospects for Intervention from Central Bank

The Czech koruna gained today even as the central bank signaled that it may intervene to weaken the currency and spur inflation. The central bank left interest rates near zero at yesterday’s meeting.

Czech Koruna Gains Even as Policy Makers Ready to Weaken Currency

The Czech koruna managed to gain today despite signs that policy makers may refer to weakening the currency as a measure for spurring economic growth in the country.