The central bank of Bahrain increased its key one-week deposit facility by 75bps to 2.50% on June 15th 2022, tracking a similar hike in the US Fed funds rate. The bank also raised its overnight deposit rate and lending rates by 75 bps to 2.25% and 3.75%, respectively. Bahrain usually follows the Fed's lead on interest rates as it maintains an exchange rate peg at 0.376 Bahraini dinars to the US dollar. source: Central Bank of Bahrain

Interest Rate in Bahrain averaged 1.49 percent from 2006 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 5 percent in February of 2007 and a record low of 0.50 percent in September of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bahrain Interest Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bahrain Interest Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.

Interest Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bahrain Interest Rate is projected to trend around 4.25 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Bahrain Interest Rate



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Interest Rate 2.50 1.75 percent Jun 2022
Interbank Rate 3.61 3.61 percent Jul 2022
Money Supply M0 609.00 574.90 BHD Million Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 13421.00 13493.00 BHD Million Apr 2022
Loans To Private Sector 5294.50 5111.10 BHD Million Apr 2022
Loan Growth 7.40 6.40 percent Apr 2022
Money Supply M1 4494.00 4534.00 BHD Million Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1256.20 1242.40 BHD Million Apr 2022
Central Bank Balance Sheet 4537.70 4382.00 BHD Million Apr 2022
Money Supply M3 14919.00 15023.00 BHD Million Apr 2022
Reverse Repo Rate 0.75 0.75 percent Feb 2022
Banks Balance Sheet 212045.80 210118.40 USD Million Nov 2021

Bahrain Interest Rate
In Bahrain, interest rate decisions are taken by the Central Bank of Bahrain. The official interest rate is the One Week Deposit Rate.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 1.75 5.00 0.50 2006 - 2022 percent Daily

News Stream
Bahrain Hikes Rates Following Fed
The central bank of Bahrain increased its key one-week deposit facility by 75bps to 2.50% on June 15th 2022, tracking a similar hike in the US Fed funds rate. The bank also raised its overnight deposit rate and lending rates by 75 bps to 2.25% and 3.75%, respectively. Bahrain usually follows the Fed's lead on interest rates as it maintains an exchange rate peg at 0.376 Bahraini dinars to the US dollar.
2022-06-15
Bahrain Lifts Borrowing Costs in Line with Fed
The central bank of Bahrain increased its key one-week deposit facility by 50bps to 1.75% on May 4th 2022, tracking a hike in the Fed funds rate. The bank also raised its overnight deposit rate and lending rates by 50 bps to 1.5% and 3%, respectively. Bahrain usually follows the Fed's lead on interest rates as it maintains an exchange rate peg at 0.376 Bahraini dinars to the US dollar.
2022-05-04
Bahrain Lifts Borrowing Costs in Line with Fed
The central bank of Bahrain increased its key one-week deposit facility to 1.25% from 1% on March 16th 2022, tracking a hike in the fed funds rate. The central bank also increased the overnight deposit, four-week deposit and lending rates by 25 bps each to 1%, 1.75% and 2.5%, respectively. Bahrain usually follow the Fed's lead on interest rates as it maintains an exchange rate peg at 0.376 Bahraini dinars to the US dollar.
2022-03-16