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MPC retains CBR at 10.0 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.0 percent at the March 27, 2017 meeting. The Committee concluded that overall inflation is expected to remain outside the Government target range in the near term due to the elevated food prices,...

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CBK Visit by Primary and Secondary Schools

Primary and Secondary School students are invited to visit the Central Bank of Kenya or any of its Branches and Currency Centres during the Global Money Week from March 27 to 31, 2017. A maximum of up to five (5) schools will be selected for the visits on a first come...

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Global Money Week 2017 CBK Art Competition

As part of the Global Money Week 2017 celebrations, the Central Bank of Kenya invites College and University Students in Kenya to submit works of art of their interpretation of the mandate of the Central Bank of Kenya. The works of art may include paintings,...

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MPC retains CBR Rate

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.0 percent at its meeting held on January 30, 2017. The Committee concluded that inflation was expected to remain within the Government target range in the short term but noted increased...

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MPC Meeting

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) retained the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 10.0 percent at its meeting held on November 28, 2016. The Committee concluded that inflationary pressures were mild and inflation will remain within the Government target range in the short...

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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 position of Programme Manager in Public Debt Institutional Development.  The deadline for submitting applications is 18th November, 2016. Click...

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CBK wins 2016 KIB Games

The Central Bank of Kenya was crowned champions of the 32nd edition of the Kenya Institute of Bankers (KIB) Interbank Games held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies on 8th October, 2016. The CBK garnered 667 points to dethrone last year’s winners, Equity Bank, who...

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2016 Kenya Institute of Bankers Interbank Games

The 32nd Edition of the Kenya Institute of Bankers (KIB) Interbank Games kicked off on 1st October, 2016 at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies. The 2016 KIB Games were officially opened by Central Bank Governor, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, who is also the Institute’s...

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Future of Finance Conference

The Governor, Central Bank of Kenya, Dr. Patrick Njoroge today addressed delegates at the 4th Edition of the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) Future of Finance conference to be held on September 25-27, 2016 in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The theme of the conference -...

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MPC Lowers CBR Rate

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on September 20, 2016 to review recent economic developments, the outcome of its previous policy decisions, and the economic outlook. The Committee observed that demand pressures on inflation are moderate and inflation is...

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Engagement with the Youth

The Governor met with the children of Central Bank’s staff who sat for their KCPE and KCSE examinations in 2015 as part of the CBK@50 outreach program targeted at the youth. The aim of this initiative was to inspire the children, to nurture their talent for personal...

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My Miracle Leslie Book Launch

Dr. Maureen Were, a Researcher in the Central Bank of Kenya, recently published a book, My Miracle Leslie in honour of her 12 year old daughter who was born with a rare condition known as Trisomy or ‘Patau Syndrome.’ The condition is characterised by physical...

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