Central Banking | 16 Jan 2015
Cash settlement of equity and corporate bond transactions on Nairobi Securities Exchange now taking place on Central Bank of Kenya’s real-time platform
Central Banking | 03 Oct 2014
Staff report with Kenya praises the evolution of the central bank’s forecasting model and recommends creation of dedicated unit; wary of rising food prices and credit growth
Central Banking | 17 Sep 2014
African bank depositors increased five-fold between 2004 and 2013, IMF's fifth annual Financial Access Survey shows; includes data on mobile money for first time
Central Banking | 05 Sep 2014
Njuguna Ndung’u sees ‘bright’ future for Kenya’s financial system; points to growing financial inclusion and successful issuance of eurobond in international market
Central Banking | 01 Sep 2014
John Rwangombwa says there are ‘big gaps’ between the five member states of the East Africa Community, but he is ‘comfortable’ with the progress towards closing them
Central Banking | 28 Aug 2014
The East African Community will receive technical assistance from IMF in effort to improve its collection of government finance statistics; Rwandan governor says partnership is ‘important’
Central Banking | 18 Jul 2014
East African Community sends 'high level technical mission' to South Sudan in first step of a accession process which it expects will be 'tedious'
Central Banking | 09 Jul 2014
Kenyan banks are required to use a new base rate when pricing loans; central bank thinks it will boost the supply of credit to the private sector but observers are sceptical
Central Banking | 29 May 2014
Senior trader at I&M Bank explains how forex interventions have kept the exchange rate on an even keel; central bank issues statement to reinforce control of situation
Central Banking | 19 May 2014
East African Community presents new market infrastructure and plans to boost currency convertibility; Kenyan governor sets out monetary policy priorities for the region
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