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The Central Bank of Kenya is responsible for formulating monetary policy to achieve and maintain price stability. The Central Bank also promotes financial stability; an effective and efficient payment, clearing and settlement system; formulates and implements foreign exchange policies; holds and manages foreign exchange reserves; issuing of currency; and is the banker for, adviser to and fiscal agent of the Government.

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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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Kenya Financial Stability Report

The Financial Sector Regulators has released the Kenya Financial Sector Stability Report, 2020. The Report provides an assessment of the global and domestic economic conditions, financial sector and national payments system developments and risks in the year 2020 to...

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CBK Internship Program

The Central Bank of Kenya invites applications for its six months’ internship program. Opportunities are currently available in the following functions; Finance, Research, Banking and Payment Services, Human Resources, Communications and Legal Services. The deadline...

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Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 110.0941
STG POUND 152.2679
EURO 129.6676
Posted On: 17-09-2021
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 7.00% 28/07/2021
Inter-Bank Rate 5.47% 17/09/2021
CBK Discount Window 13.00% 28/07/2021
91-Day T-Bill 6.870% 20/09/2021
REPO 5.37% 09/09/2021
Inflation Rate 6.57% August,2021
Lending Rate 12.09% July,2021
Savings Rate 2.51% July,2021
Deposit Rate 6.34% July,2021
KBRR 8.9% 27/07/2016