The Presidents/ Chief Executives,
All Commercial Banks/ Primary Dealers
SBP's Policy Rate and Overnight Repo / Reverse-Repo Facilities
Please refer to DMMD Circular No. 01 dated January 31, 2019. Following changes are announced with reference to this circular:
1. SBP has decided to increase its 'Policy Rate' (Target Rate) from 10.25% to 10.75%.
2. The SBP Overnight Reverse Repo (Ceiling) rate will be at 11.25% i.e. 50 bps above the SBP Policy Rate.
3. The SBP Overnight Repo (Floor) rate will be at 9.25% i.e. 150 bps below the SBP Policy Rate.
4. Accordingly, the Floor and Ceiling levels for the Interest Rate Corridor are 9.25% and 11.25% 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 April 01, 2019. Other instructions on the subject shall, however, remain unchanged.