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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.

Recent News

Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 103.2200
STG POUND 138.5511
EURO 122.0478
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Posted On: 15-12-2017
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 10.00% 23/11/2017
Inter-Bank Rate 6.24% 14/12/2017
CBK Discount Window 16.00% 23/11/2017
91-Day T-Bill 8.001% 18/12/2017
REPO 7.00% 07/09/2017
Inflation Rate 4.73% November,2017
Lending Rate 13.65% August,2017
Savings Rate 5.94% August,2017
Deposit Rate 7.29% August,2017
KBRR 8.9% 25/07/2016