Monetary Policy

 





Monetary Policy Objectives
Monetary Policy and Exchange Rate Regime
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  Monetary Policy Framework  
   Monetary Policy Objectives

The preamble of the SBP Act, 1956 envisages these objectives as ‘whereas it is necessary to provide for the constitution of a State Bank to regulate the monetary and credit system of Pakistan and to foster its growth in the best national interest with a view to securing monetary stability and fuller utilization of the country’s productive resources.

SBP focuses on achieving monetary stability by controlling inflation close to its annual and medium-term targets set by the government. At the same time, SBP also aims to ensure financial stability, particularly the smooth functioning of the financial market and the payments system. Consensus in literature as well as country experiences suggests that price and financial stability facilitate the achievement of sustained economic growth in the long-run.


  •  
    SBP Policy Rate
    8.5% p.a.
     
    SBP Overnight
    Reverse
    Repo (Ceiling) Rate
    9.0% p.a.
     
    SBP Overnight
    Repo (Floor) Rate
    7.0% p.a.
  •  
    Overnight Weighted Average Repo Rate
    As on 09-Nov-18
    8.39% p.a.
     
    KIBOR
    As on 12-NOV-18
    Tenor BID OFFER
    3-M 9.11 9.36
    6-M 9.64 9.89
    12-M 10.00 10.50

  • MTBs
    Tenor Rates
    3-M 8.8000%
    6-M Bid Not received
    12-M Bid Not received
    (as on Nov 07, 2018)

    PIBs (Fixed Rate)

    Tenor Rates
    3-Y Bids Rejected
    5-Y Bids Rejected
    10-Y Bids rejected
    20-Y Nots received
    (as on Oct 17, 2018)

    PIBs (Floating Rate)

    Tenor Cut-off Margin
    10-Y Bids Rejected
    1/- Over/under benchmark rate of latest 6-M W.A MTB Rate
    (as on Oct 17, 2018)

  • MTB Auction

    21-Nov-18

     
    PIB Auction

    28-Nov-18
    (Fixed rate)

     
    As on 02-November-18
    SBP’s Reserves
    7,678.9
    Bank’s Reserves
    6,389.2
    Total Reserves
    14,068.1

  •  
    USD/PKR Rates
    As on 12-NOV-18
     
    M2M
    Revaluation Rate
    133.9561
     
    Weighted
    Average Rate
    Bid: 133.8274
    Offer: 134.0132
       
       
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