Press Releases

27.03.18Press Release: CBK-IFSB Conference on Islamic Finance themed “Islamic Finance: A Universal Value Proposition”

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) are pleased to announce that they will be organizing a high-level global conference on Islamic finance. The conference will be held on the 2nd of May 2018 in the State of Kuwait in conjunction with the IFSB Annual Meetings 2018, hosted by the CBK.


21.03.18Press Release: CBK Raises Discount Rate by a Quarter Percentage Point to 3% From 2.75% Effective from 22-3-2018

His Excellency the Governor and Chairman of The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK), Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, announced that CBK Board of Directors decided to raise the discount rate by a quarter percentage point to 3% from 2.75% effective from 22-3-2018.