Please refer to DMMD Circular No. 12 dated May 25, 2018. Following changes are announced with reference to this circular:
1. SBP has decided to increase its ‘Policy Rate’ (Target Rate) from 6.50% to 7.50%.
2. The SBP Overnight Reverse Repo (Ceiling) rate will be at 8.00% i.e. 50 bps above the SBP Policy Rate.
3. The SBP Overnight Repo (Floor) rate will be at 6.00% i.e. 150 bps below the SBP Policy Rate.
4. Accordingly, the Floor and Ceiling levels for the Interest Rate Corridor are 6.00% and 8.00% p.a. respectively. (i.e. width of 200bps).
SBP will ensure that money market overnight rate remains close to the SBP Policy Rate (Target Rate).
Above changes are effective from July 16, 2018. Other instructions on the subject shall, however, remain unchanged.