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Credit Survey Report

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...

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2016 Bank Supervision Annual Report

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...

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CBK Guidance Note on Cybersecurity

The leveraging on technology by banks exposes them to increased cyber risks. In this regard, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has issued a Guidance Note on Cybersecurity that outlines the minimum requirements for banks to enhance their cyber security. Read...

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MPC retains CBR at 10 percent

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...

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Draft Banking (Penalties) Regulations 2017

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,...

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Draft CBK Guidance Note on Cyber Risk – June 2017

The increased leveraging on technology by banks exposes them to increased cyber risk. In this regard, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has drafted a Guidance Note on Cyber Risk that outlines the minimum requirements for banks to enhance cyber security. CBK invites...

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Internship Openings

The Central Bank of Kenya invites applications for nine internship positions in the following areas; Finance, Research and Economics, Strategic Management, Communications and Legal Services. The deadline for submitting online applications is June 23, 2017. Read...

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MEFMI Vacancy – Director Debt Management

The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) is inviting applications for the position of Director, Debt Management Programme.  The deadline for submitting applications is June 2, 2017. Read...

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MPC retains CBR at 10 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.0 percent at its May 29, 2017 meeting. The Committee noted that overall inflation is expected to remain above the Government target range in the near term due to elevated prices for some food...

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