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Statement from the NBS Bank Board’s 2nd meeting of 2018

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (30 January) held its 2nd meeting of 2018, chaired by Jozef Makúch, the NBS Governor.

The Bank Board took note of NBS’s January 2018 Monthly Bulletin, which will be published on the NBS website.

The Bank Board took note of the update of NBS’s December 2017 Medium-Term Forecast (MTF-2017Q4U) and approved the NBS Bank Board’s Opinion on MTF-2017Q4U. Both texts will be published on the NBS website.

The Bank Board approved the January 2018 Quarterly Commentary on Macroprudential Policy. The countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) rate for domestic exposures has been set at 0.5% since 1 August 2017 and is due to be increased to 1.25% with effect from 1 August 2018. Under the Bank Board’s decision of 30 January 2018, the CCyB rate will remain at 1.25% from 1 February 2019.

Martina Vráblik Solčányiová
NBS Spokesperson

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel.: +421-2-5787 2142, +421-2-5865 2142, +421-2-5787 2169, +421-2-5865 2169

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