samaSaudi Central BankNewsSAMA decided to raise repo and reverse repo rates
SAMA decided to raise repo and reverse repo rates
9/26/2018 12:00 AM

Based on current and evolving developments in global financial markets, SAMA decided to raise its reverse repo rate from 200 basis points to 225 basis points and its repo rate from 250 basis points to 275 basis points, effective immediately.

The objective of policy rate adjustment is to maintain monetary stability amid global financial market developments. 

Meanwhile, SAMA will continue to monitor and manage domestic system liquidity to ensure its adequate availability for smooth banking operations as well as to meet the domestic economic needs.

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