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The Central Bank of Kenya staff successfully hiked Mount Kilimanjaro on June 4-11, 2017, to raise funds in support of St. Kizito’s School for the Deaf, Litein.
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) celebrated its 50 years of existence and service to the nation of Kenya in September 2016. These celebrations entailed the CBK’s involvement in a number of activities.

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MPC CEOs Survey of May 2022

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has released the report of the May 2022 CEOs Survey. The Survey is conducted every two months, prior to the Monetary Policy Committee meeting. The objective of the Survey is to capture information on top firms’ perceptions, expectations...

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MPC Survey of Hotels of May 2022

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) conducted a Survey of Hotels between May 10 and 18, 2022, to assess the extent of recovery of the sector. The Survey assessed the levels of operations in the sector in terms of accommodation, restaurant and conference services,...

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Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 117.7912
STG POUND 144.3647
EURO 124.6076
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Posted On: 29-06-2022
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 7.50% 30/05/2022
Inter-Bank Rate 5.21% 29/06/2022
CBK Discount Window 13.50% 30/05/2022
91-Day T-Bill 8.013% 27/06/2022
REPO 0.00% 25/05/2022
Inflation Rate 7.08% May,2022
Lending Rate 12.2% April,2022
Savings Rate 2.56% April,2022
Deposit Rate 6.58% April,2022
KBRR 8.9% 27/07/2016