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Policy Document on Standing Facilities

Release Date: 30 Jul 2020

Bank Negara Malaysia introduced the standing facilities to ensure that overnight interbank rates trade within a corridor around the overnight policy rate by providing a lending/funding facility and a deposit/acceptance facility at the upper (ceiling rate) and lower limit (floor rate) of the corridor, respectively. This policy document sets out the operational procedures relevant to the eligible collateral to ensure the efficiency of the standing facilities operations.

Revision of the policy document is to expand the eligible collateral for standing facilities operations to include corporate bonds and sukuk with minimum domestic rating of A3 by RAM or A- by MARC.

Further details can be found in the following document:

Policy Document on Standing Facilities

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