SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 13.25 percent for next two months

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday kept the policy rate unchanged at 13.25 percent for next two months considering the present discount rate to help in reducing inflation in... Read more »

SBP to decide key policy rate on Sept 16

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will decide key policy rate for next two months on Monday, September 16, 2019. The present policy rate is 13.25 percent. Read more »

Analysts forecast 100bps increase in policy rate

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is scheduled to announce its monetary policy on July 16, 2019 (Tuesday) and analysts forecast central bank may increase key policy rate by another 100... Read more »

SBP to announce monetary policy on July 16

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will announce key policy rate for next two months of July 16, 2019, a statement said on Friday. Read more »

Economic Survey 2018/2019: SBP increases policy rate by 650bps in past 18 months

ISLAMABAD: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) enhanced policy rate by 650 basis points during last 18 months (January 2018 to date) for macroeconomic stabilization. Read more »

SBP increases policy rate by 150 basis points in line with IMF directives

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday increased key policy rate by 150 basis points to 12.25 percent, which is inline with the direction of newly agreed loan program with the... Read more »

SBP may continue with monetary policy tightening; 100 basis points increase likely

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) likely to increase key policy rate by 100 basis points in the next monetary policy announcement scheduled for May 20, 2019, analysts said. Read more »

SBP to announce monetary policy on May 20

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will announced monetary policy for next two months on Monday, May 20, 2019. Read more »

SBP increases policy rate by 50bps to 10.75 percent

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Friday increased key policy rate by 50 basis points to 10.75 percent for next two months effective from April 01, 2019. Read more »

SBP to announce monetary policy on March 29; experts expect 75bps increase

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will announce Monetary Policy for the next two months on Friday, March 29, 2019, a statement said on Wednesday. Read more »

Tighter monetary policy strangulates investment in Pakistan: FPCCI

KARACHI: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Saturday said that the tighter monetary policy stance by the central bank has strangulated the investment in the country. Read more »

SBP raises key policy rate by 25bps to 10.25pc on inflationary concerns

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday decided to further increase key policy rate by 25 basis points to 10.25 percent for next two months effective from February 01, 2019 on... Read more »