The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) raised the benchmark lending to 7.5 percent for the first time since July 2015.
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in a meeting Monday, cited the elevated risks to inflation outlook due to increased global prices.
CBK first set the lending rate
Kenya’s debt to China last year December stood at Ksh.806 billion representing 24 percent of the county’s total extern debt.
The Treasury record, however, shows the debt has been narrowed to Ksh.793 billion from December 2021 to March this year.
External debt currently stands at Ksh.4.1 trillion,
Banks in Kenya announced record profits in history on the back of heightened coronavirus restrictions which saw the majority of small businesses shut down, rendering thousands of Kenyans jobless.
Banks’ net profit through the 12 months to December 31, 2021, rose to Ksh.141.5 billion from Ksh.80.29
The Kenya shilling hit a 15-month all-time low of 115 units against the US dollar Monday, the lowest record in history.
According to the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), the Kenya shilling hit a record low to trade at an average of Ksh.115.0 per dollar.
Members of Parliament tabled a Bill seeking changes to replace the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) as the country’s debt manager with an independent body.
The bill was proposed by Nambale MP, Sakwa Bunyasi and seeks to establish an independent body that will exclusively deal with
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Friday released a set of
guidelines to strengthen the capacity of financial institutions to manage risks
associated with climate change including recurrent droughts, floods, and
The CBK said the issuance of Guidance on Climate-Related
Risk Management to commercial banks and mortgage finance
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Dr. Parick Njoroge is now calling for all commercial banks to apply a uniform lending model which will enable assessment of eligibility of borrower to access credit.
In the wake of the toppling economy, alongside a hard cry by Kenyans