SBP slashes policy rate by 100 basis points to 7 percent

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday announced to further cut policy rate by 100 basis points to 7 percent in order to support domestic economic activities. A statement issued... Read more »

SBP adopts flexible monetary policy stance on adverse impact of COVID-19

ISLAMABAD:  The adverse impact on the economy due to COVID-19 has forced the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to adopt flexible monetary policy stance, according to Pakistan Economic Survey 2019/2020 released on... Read more »

SBP slashes policy rate by 100 basis points to 8 percent

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday decided to further reduce the policy rate by 100 basis points to 8 percent as inflation outlook has improved further in light of... Read more »

FPCCI demands 400 basis points cut in policy rate

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Thursday demanded the central bank to cut the policy rate by 400 basis points to five percent. The State Bank... Read more »

SBP likely to further ease monetary policy stance by 100bps: analysts

KARACHI: Analysts believe that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) likely to further ease the key policy rate by 100 basis points in the upcoming announcement scheduled for May 15, 2020. Analysts... Read more »

SBP to announce monetary policy on May 15

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday said that it will announce monetary policy statement for next two months on Friday May 15, 2020. The SBP in previous three announcement during... Read more »

SBP cuts policy rate by 75bps below expectations: analysts

KARACHI: Analysts have said that the policy rate cut by 75 basis points by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is below the street expectations. Read more »

SBP to announce monetary policy on March 17

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will announce monetary policy statement for next two months on March 17, 2020, a statement said on Monday. Read more »

SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 13.25%

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday kept policy rate unchanged at 13.25 percent. SBP governor Dr. Raza Baqir announced the decision taken by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The... Read more »

Policy rate likely unchanged on high inflation

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) likely to keep policy rate unchanged due recent surge in inflation, analysts said on Thursday. Read more »