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Our Mission : To contribute towards the sustainable economic growth and development of Seychelles through prudent monetary policy and maintenance of a sound financial system

Welcome to the official website of the Central Bank of Seychelles

The primary objective of the Bank is to promote domestic price stability. The other objectives of the Bank are -

a) to advise the Government on banking, monetary and financial matters, including the monetary

implications of proposed fiscal, credit policies or operations of the Government; and

b) to promote a sound financial system. Read more

As at the second quarter of 2014 the Reserve Money target is calculated on a quarterly average basis. For the third quarter, the quarterly average target is R2,642 million. This is surrounded by a symmetrical three per cent band whereby the upper bound of the band serves as the performance criterion (PC) or indicative target (ceiling).


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Recent Updates

Commercial Bank's Applicable Rates on Deposits and Lending
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04 July 2014

Bank Notes Security Features Awareness
Rs500 Banknote Main Security Features Rs100 Banknote Main Security Features Rs50 Banknote Main Security Features

13 May 2014

Bank Notes Security Features Awareness
All Banknotes Thread and Watermark Security Features All Banknotes Ultra Violet, Latent Image and Texture - Security Features

13 May 2014

Cheque Awareness
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09 May 2014

Annual Report 2013
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01 April 2014

CBS Strategic Plan 2014-2018
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27 March 2014



Consolidated Average Rates of Authorized Dealers

( July 11, 2014 )
Buying Selling Mid-Rate Daily Change
USD 12.1490 12.4211 12.2851 0.1353
EUR 16.5958 16.8818 16.7388 -0.0448
GBP 20.2550 21.2509 20.7530 -0.1113

Interbank Lending Rate for Week Ending 04-Jul-2014  Rate is  2.80 %

Inflation Rate for June 2014

Year on Year

12 Month Average

Month on Month

1.1 %

2.8 %

0.2 %

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Interest Rates on T-Bills as at 08 July, 2014

91-day

182-day

365-day

1.31 %

1.71 %

2.15 %

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  • As of June 6, 2014, the Financial Markets Division of the Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS) will be administering the issue of a 5-year Treasury Bond. The Bond to be issued on behalf of the Government of Seychelles will be earning a fixed interest rate of 5.5% per annum.

    Investors of the Bond will benefit from half yearly interest payments, commencing November 20, 2014 until maturity.

    The prospectus will be published in the Seychelles Nation of Wednesday, June 4, 2014; Friday, June 6, 2014, Saturday, June 7, 2014 and Monday, June 9, 2014. Copies of the prospectus and application form will be available from the Financial Markets Division of the CBS as of Friday, June 6, 2014 and can also be downloaded from the CBS website (www.cbs.sc).     June 4, 2014
  • Central Bank of Seychelles to administer the issue of Government of Seychelles Treasury Bonds

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  • Information - Pilot Program for Mobile payments
     
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