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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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Guidance on Climate-Related Risk Management

Climate change is one of the major phenomena affecting the well-being of mankind globally. It has increased the frequency and magnitude of extreme weather events, impacting lives and livelihoods in significant ways. In recognition of the challenges and opportunities...

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MPC CEOs Survey of September 2021

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has released the report of the CEOs Survey of September 2021. The Survey was introduced in March 2021, and is conducted every two months, prior to every Monetary Policy Committee meeting. The objective of the Survey is to capture...

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Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 111.1529
STG POUND 152.9006
EURO 129.0765
Posted On: 28-10-2021
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 7.00% 28/09/2021
Inter-Bank Rate 4.90% 27/10/2021
CBK Discount Window 13.00% 28/09/2021
91-Day T-Bill 7.020% 25/10/2021
REPO 6.78% 06/10/2021
Inflation Rate 6.91% September,2021
Lending Rate 12.12% August,2021
Savings Rate 2.64% August,2021
Deposit Rate 6.3% August,2021
KBRR 8.9% 27/07/2016