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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.
The Monetary Policy Committee retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.0 percent at its September 18, 2017 meeting. The meeting was held against a backdrop of general macroeconomic stability, a prolonged election period, and continued uncertainties in the global...read more
The Central Bank of Kenya (“CBK”) together with the Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation (“KDIC”) has issued an invitation to investors to present an initial Expression of Interest (“EOI”) to take an equity interest in Imperial Bank Limited (In Receivership). Read...read more
The Central Bank of Kenya has compiled the quarterly credit officer survey report for the quarter ended June 2017. The survey aims at monitoring the credit standards and gaining insights into specific developments in the domestic credit market. Read...read more
The Central Bank of Kenya has released the Bank Supervision Report for 2016. The report reviews performance and developments in the Kenyan banking sector in 2016. The banking sector demonstrated continued resilience both in its domestic and regional operations. The...read more