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Publications & Data

Exchange Rate (24-May-2018)

Currency US$ BD
AUD 0.757 0.285
EUR 1.171 0.440
GBP 1.336 0.502
USD 0.000 0.376

Daily CBB Rates (24-May-2018)

O/N Deposit Rate1.750
One Week Deposit Rate2.000
One Month Deposit Rate2.650
O/N Repo Rate3.750
O/N BD secured Rate3.750

CBB Rulebooks

  • Volume 1
    - Conventional Banks (Last Update - April 2018)
  • Volume 2
    - Islamic Banks (Last Update - April 2018)
  • Volume 3
    - Insurance (Last Update - April 2018)
  • Volume 4
    - Investment Business (Last Update - April 2018)
  • Volume 5
    - Specialised Licensees  (Last Update - April 2018)
  • Volume 6
    - Capital Markets (Last Update - April 2017)
  • Volume 7
    - Collective Investment Undertakings (Last Update - January 2018)

Highlights

Latest Consultations

  • 24 April 2018
    -Consultation Papers-Proposed Risk Management Related Modules and Proposed Additional Requirements to High Level Controls Module for Banks
  • 07 March 2018
    -Consultation Paper–Proposed Amendments to Capital Adequacy Module for banks
  • 12 February 2018
    - Consultation- Brokerage Fees in Bahrain 
  • 24 January 2018
    - Consultation Paper–Proposed Liquidity Risk Management Module for banks
  • 21 January 2018
    - Consultation-Short Selling Regulation
  • 17 January 2018
    - Draft Insolvency Law
  • 08 November 2017
    - Consultation Paper- Notarisation Law
  • 11 September 2017
    - Consultation paper – Proposed High Level Controls Module (Module HC) for Ancillary Service Providers – Volume 5
  • 19 July 2017
    - Consultation Paper - Proposed Internal Audit Requirements - HC Module – Volumes 1 and 2
  • 19 July 2017
    - Consultation Paper - Draft “Secured Transactions Law”
  • 04 May 2017
    - Consultation paper–Proposed Equity Based Crowdfunding Directives
  • 30 April 2017
    - Consultation paper–Proposed Financing Based Crowdfunding Directives-Conventional & Shari’a Compliant
  • 23 April 2017
    - Consultation paper–Proposed Methodology for calculating Financial Penalties
  • 13 April 2017
    - Consultation paper–Proposed Fees and Charges for Retail Customers
  • 28 March 2017
    - Consultation paper–Proposed Regulatory Sandbox
  • 26 March 2017
    - Second Consultation paper–Proposed Module CL – Volume 1
  • 16 March 2017
    - Consultation paper – Proposed Amendment to Module LR – Volumes 1 & 2
  • 16 March 2017
    - Consultation paper – Proposed Amendment to Module CM – Volumes 1 & 2
  • 28 February 2017
    - Consultation paper - Proposed Amendments to the Takeovers, Mergers and Acquisitions Module (Module TMA) Volume 6
  • 26 January 2017
    - Consultation paper – Proposed Netting Law 2017
  • 27 December 2016
    - Consultation – Draft Resolution on Transfer of Business for Investment firms – Volume 4
  • 25 December 2016
    - Consultation Paper - new amendments to the Authorisation Module - Volume 5 Ancillary Service Providers
  • 29 September 2016
    - Consultation paper – Proposed Amendments to Offering of Securities Module (Module OFS) Volume 6
  • 26 September 2016
    - Consultation paper – Proposed Amendment to Section HC-5.4, High-Level Controls Module (Module HC) Volume 1 & 2
  • 01 September 2016
    - Consultation paper – Proposed Shari’a Governance Module (Module SG) Volume 2
  • 28 June 2016
    - Consultation-Draft Unified GCC Law of Commerce
  • 11 May 2016
    - Consultation: Retail Banks - Proposed Changes on CBB's Prior Approval Requirements for New or Expanded Products
  • 11 May 2016
    - Consultation: Financing companies - Proposed Changes on CBB's Prior Approval Requirements for New or Expanded Products
  • 24 April 2016
    - Consultation: Exposure Draft – Technical Note on Stress Testing for IIFS
  • 11 April 2016
    - Consultation Paper - Draft Law for the Enactment of the Real Estate Regulation - Retail Banks
  • 20 March 2016
    - CBB Rulebook Volumes 1 and 2 Consultation paper: Proposed Amendments to Remuneration Rules
  • 16 March 2016
    - CBB Rulebook Volume 5 – Feedback Statement on the Consultation of Ancillary Service Providers Modules
  • 11 January 2016
    - Consultation: Proposed Trusts Law
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