Central Banks Rate Decisions Calendar 2024

In the FxPro News Bank Calendar, you will find a meeting schedule of major central banks.

During these sessions, regulators make decisions on key interest rates and other monetary policy stances, such as quantitative easing and prudential policy (whether they should be changed). We recommend that traders keep an eye on these events as they may cause a significant impact. For more information on each specific meeting, the holding period and the financial assets affected, visit our economic calendar.

US Federal Reserve 5.5%
FOMC
Next update on June 12th
18:00 GMT (19:00 DST)

The interest rate decision is made by the Open Market Committee (Fed’s division) eight times a year, where 12 members of the Committee vote for the rate level changes. The distribution of the votes cast is immediately known after the meeting.

The minutes of the last Open Market Committee meeting are then published three weeks later.

Updates appear at 18:00 GMT (19:00 DST).

31
January
5.5%
20
March
5.5%
1
May
5.5%
12
June
31
July
18
September
7
November
18
December
Bank of England 5.25%
BOE
Next update on June 20th
11:00 GMT (12:00 DST)

The interest rate decision is made by the BoE Monetary Policy Committee 8 times a year. The Monetary Policy Committee includes 9 members.

The minutes are published simultaneously with the MPC decision.

Updates appear at 11:00 GMT (12:00 DST).

1
February
5.25%
21
March
5.25%
9
May
5.25%
20
June
1
August
19
September
7
November
19
December
Bank of Canada 5%
BOC
Next update on June 5th
13:00 GMT (14:00 DST)

The Bank of Canada makes interest rate decisions eight times a year, announcing the results at 13:00 GMT (14:00 DST).

24
January
5%
6
March
5%
10
April
5%
5
June
24
July
4
September
23
October
11
December
Reserve Bank of Australia 4.35%
RBA
Next update on June 18th
03:30 GMT

The Bank of Australia’s interest rate decision meeting takes place 11 times a year, with the result known at 03:30 GMT.

6
February
4.35%
19
March
4.35%
7
May
4.35%
18
June
6
August
24
September
5
November
10
December
European Central Bank 4.5%
ECB
Next update on June 6th
12:15 GMT (13:15 DST)

The interest rate decision is made by the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

Updates appear at 12:15 GMT (13:15 DST). After a decision is made, a press conference is traditionally held 30 minutes later.

25
January
4.5%
7
March
4.5%
11
April
4.5%
6
June
18
July
12
September
17
October
12
December
Swiss National Bank 1.5%
SNB
Next update on June 20th
07:30 GMT (08:30 DST)

The Swiss National Bank makes interest rate decisions four times a year announcing the results at 07:30 GMT (08:30 DST).

21
March
1.5%
20
June
26
September
12
December
Bank of Japan 0.1%
BOJ
Next update on June 13th
3-5am GMT

The interest rate decision is made by the Governing Council of the Bank of Japan at monetary policy meetings.

The decision is known between 3-5am GMT.

23
January
-0.1%
19
March
0.1%
26
April
0.1%
13
June
31
July
20
September
31
October
19
December
Reserve Bank of New Zealand 5.5%
RBNZ
Next update on July 10th
20:00 GMT

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand makes its interest rate decision, like the US Fed, eight times a year, announcing the results at 20:00 GMT.

28
February
5.5%
10
April
5.5%
22
May
5.5%
10
July
14
August
9
October
27
November