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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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MEFMI Vacancy – Programme Manager

The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) is inviting applications for the following positions:  Programme Manager – Financial Institutions Regulation & Supervision and Programme Manager - Reserves Management &...

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Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 103.8319
STG POUND 129.6694
EURO 114.8764
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Posted On: 20-09-2019
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 9.00% 24/07/2019
Inter-Bank Rate 6.99% 20/09/2019
CBK Discount Window 15.00% 24/07/2019
91-Day T-Bill 6.368% 23/09/2019
REPO 6.90% 16/08/2019
Inflation Rate 5% August,2019
Lending Rate 12.47% June,2019
Savings Rate 4.76% June,2019
Deposit Rate 7.19% June,2019
KBRR 8.9% 27/07/2016