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 DMMD Circular No. 14 of 2019

May 20, 2019 

The Presidents/ Chief Executives,
All Commercial Banks/ Primary Dealers

Dear Sirs/Madams,

SBP’s Policy Rate and Overnight Repo / Reverse-Repo Facilities

Please refer to DMMD Circular No. 11 dated March 29, 2019. Following changes are announced with reference to this circular:

1. SBP has decided to increase its ‘Policy Rate’ (Target Rate) from 10.75% to 12.25%.

2. The SBP Overnight Reverse Repo (Ceiling) rate will be at 12.75% i.e. 50 bps above the SBP Policy Rate.

3. The SBP Overnight Repo (Floor) rate will be at 10.75% i.e. 150 bps below the SBP Policy Rate.

4. Accordingly, the Floor and Ceiling levels for the Interest Rate Corridor are 10.75% and 12.75% 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 May 21, 2019. Other instructions on the subject shall, however, remain unchanged.

 Yours Sincerely,

Muhammad Amin Khan Lodhi

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