Turkish C. Bank moves to simplify monetary policy
Central Bank to start providing funding via quantity repo auctions with 1-week maturity as of Friday
The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) on Thursday decided to start providing funding via quantity repo auctions with one-week maturity.
The move, which seeks to simplify the operational framework of monetary policy, will be operational from Nov. 20, Friday, the bank said in a statement.
The CBRT currently provides funding via traditional repo auctions with one-month maturity and late-liquidity-window facilities.
It also set its overnight lending interest rate at the policy rate of 15% on Nov. 20-26 to limit volatility that may occur in secondary market overnight interest rates and ensure a balanced distribution of liquidity among different days of the week.
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