Central Bank of Kenya

How banks plan to evaluate borrowers post rate cap era

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Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has unveiled how it intends to roll out a risk-based credit pricing mechanism for borrowers if loan capping law is rev...

Banks exploit policy gap to inflate short-term loan rates

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Peter Okong’o Higher rates of default by borrowers are pushing up the cost of short-term debts that include credit cards and mobile loans. A top tie...

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New bank notes row: Judges visit KICC in Omtatah case

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By Lennox Sengre A three-judge bench on Thursday visited the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi to find out where Mzee Jomo Kenyatta&...

National Treasury: Shilling’s dip touches new low to US dollar

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Fred Aminga @faminga The shilling continued to weaken against the US dollar yesterday to hit 104.05/20 causing market ripples. It is the lowest level ...

NGATIA: Demonetisation plan to reinvigorate economy

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Richard Ngatia The Central Bank of Kenya’s bold move to introduce new generation currency and withdraw  Sh1,000 banknotes from circulation...

GUDKA: Illicit trade a threat to national security

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Sachen Gudka The recent move by Central Bank to withdraw the Sh1,000 from circulation by October 1 has once again shone a spotlight on the grave subje...

CBK Governor Njoroge unveils new generation banknotes

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Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge unveiled the new generation banknotes on Saturday at the Madaraka Day celebrations in Narok Count...

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