05 November 2009

Monetary Policy Committee interest rate decision

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to lower the deposit rate (current account rate) by 0.5 percentage points to 9%. The maximum volume at weekly auctions of 28-day certificates of deposit (CDs) will be increased from 25 b.kr. to 30 b.kr., with a minimum bid rate of 9.5% and a maximum of 10.25%. This implies a 0.25 percentage point increase in the maximum interest rate. The seven-day collateral lending rate will be lowered from 12% to 11% and the overnight lending rate from 14.5% to 13%.

No. 34/2009
November 5, 2009