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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 Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announces that Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (DTB) has acquired 100 percent of Habib Bank Limited Kenya (HBLK), effective August 1, 2017. HBLK is fully owned by Habib Bank Limited (HBL) whose head office is based in Pakistan Read...read more
The next meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will be held on September 18, 2017.read more
The Monetary Policy Committee retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.0 percent at its July 17, 2017 meeting. The meeting was held against a backdrop of declining food prices, sustained macroeconomic stability, and continued resilience of the economy. Read...read more
Section 55 of the Banking Act requires the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to prescribe penalties for violation of the Banking Act, Regulations thereunder, the Prudential Guidelines or CBK’s directions. In this regard, CBK has drafted the Banking (Penalties) Regulations,...read more