The central bank of Bahrain increased its one-week deposit facility by 25bps to 5.5% on February 2, 2023, tracking the US Fed’s hike. The bank also raised its one-month deposit, overnight deposit and lending rates by 25 bps. 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 1.59 percent from 2006 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 5.50 percent in February of 2023 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 February of 2023.

Interest Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 5.75 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

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Bahrain Interest Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-11-02 06:10 PM 4.75% 4% 4.75%
2022-12-14 07:00 PM 5.25% 4.75% 5.25%
2023-02-01 07:15 PM 5.5% 5.25% 5.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Interest Rate 5.50 5.25 percent Feb 2023
Interbank Rate 6.19 6.19 percent Feb 2023
Money Supply M0 526.90 535.30 BHD Million Nov 2022
Money Supply M2 14030.00 13899.00 BHD Million Nov 2022
Money Supply M1 4193.00 4175.00 BHD Million Nov 2022
Loans to Private Sector 5161.30 5205.70 BHD Million Nov 2022
Loan Growth 5.10 6.90 percent Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1257.20 1387.80 BHD Million Nov 2022
Central Bank Balance Sheet 4781.50 4884.20 BHD Million Nov 2022
Money Supply M3 15228.00 15140.00 BHD Million Nov 2022
Reverse Repo Rate 3.75 3.00 percent Sep 2022
Banks Balance Sheet 224359.80 222202.30 USD Million Aug 2022

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
5.50 5.25 5.50 0.50 2006 - 2023 percent Daily

News Stream
Bahrain Raises Rates in Line with Fed
The central bank of Bahrain increased its one-week deposit facility by 25bps to 5.5% on February 2, 2023, tracking the US Fed’s hike. The bank also raised its one-month deposit, overnight deposit and lending rates by 25 bps. 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.
2023-02-01
Bahrain Lifts Rates in Line with Fed
The central bank of Bahrain increased its one-week deposit facility by 50bps to 4.75% on December 14, 2022, tracking the US Fed’s hike. The bank also raised its overnight deposit and lending rates by 50 bps to 5% and 6.5%, 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.
2022-12-14
Bahrain Lifts Rates Following Fed
The central bank of Bahrain increased its one-week deposit facility by 75bps to 4.75% on November 2, 2022, tracking the US Fed’s hike. The bank also raised its overnight deposit rate and the lending rate by 75 bps to 4.5% and 6% 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.
2022-11-02