World Interest Rates

Welcome to World Interest Rates,
here are the current interest rates of 32 countries national banks.
You can also find the price for Gold, Silver and Platinum in the precious metals page.
countries government's and central banks change the rate of interest in order to achieve a desired Monetary policy.

You can also use our World Interest Rates Map and see a graphical representation of current interest rates around the world.

In the table below are the current interest rates around the world, in order to see interest rates by region use the menu on the left side, you can also sort the table by clicking on the column headers.

World Interest Rates
CountryCurrent RatePrevious RateChangeLast Change
Czech Republic0.75%1%-0.25%May 06 2010
Denmark1.25%0.75%0.5%Jul 08 2011
European Monetary Union0.75%1%-0.25%Jul 05 2012
Hungary6%6.25%-0.25%Nov 27 2012
Iceland6%5.75%0.25%Nov 14 2012
Norway1.5%1.75%-0.25%Mar 14 2012
Poland4.5%4.75%-0.25%Nov 07 2012
Sweden1.25%1.5%-0.25%Sep 06 2012
Switzerland0%0.25%-0.25%Aug 03 2011
United Kingdom0.5%1%-0.5%Mar 05 2009

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Interest Rates

Interest rates are the main determinant of investment on a macroeconomic scale. Broadly speaking, if interest rates increase across the board, then investment decreases, causing a fall in national income.A government institution, usually a central bank, can lend money to financial institutions to influence their interest rates as the main tool of monetary policy. Usually central bank interest rates... read more