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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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FinAccess MSE Tracker Survey, August 2023

This report presents topline findings from the second phase (Wave II) of the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Tracker Survey that was conducted in June 2023. The first phase of MSE Tracker Survey (Wave I) was conducted in October 2022 and report of the topline...

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Credit Officer Survey – June 2023

The Central Bank of Kenya has released the Credit Officer Survey Report for the quarter ended June 2023. The quarterly survey monitors trends in domestic credit market developments and standards in Kenya’s banking industry. Read more…

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Key CBK Indicative Exchange Rates
US DOLLAR 148.4500
STG POUND 179.2079
EURO 155.4462
Posted On: 04-10-2023
Key Rates
Central Bank Rate 10.50% 09/08/2023
Inter-Bank Rate 12.20% 03/10/2023
CBK Discount Window 14.50% 10/08/2023
91-Day T-Bill 14.821% 02/10/2023
REPO 8.94% 11/08/2023
Inflation Rate 6.78% September,2023
Lending Rate 13.5% July,2023
Savings Rate 3.97% July,2023
Deposit Rate 8.1% July,2023
KBRR 8.9% 27/07/2016