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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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CEOs Survey of November 2022

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

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Agriculture Sector Survey of November 2022

The agriculture sector continues to play a critical role in Kenya’s economy accounting for 20 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The sector also employs over 40 percent of the total population and more than 70 percent of the rural populace. Given the critical...

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Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 122.2794
STG POUND 148.0324
EURO 127.3288
Posted On: 25-11-2022
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 8.75% 23/11/2022
Inter-Bank Rate 4.90% 25/11/2022
CBK Discount Window 14.75% 23/11/2022
91-Day T-Bill 9.237% 28/11/2022
REPO 0.00% 02/09/2022
Inflation Rate 9.59% October,2022
Lending Rate 12.41% September,2022
Savings Rate 3.44% September,2022
Deposit Rate 6.82% September,2022
KBRR 8.9% 27/07/2016