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Barclays Africa Expect the Shilling to Hit 106 Against USD by End of 2018
Barclays Africa Expect the Shilling to Hit 106 Against USD by End of 2018
The Kenyan shilling is expected to weaken further against the United States dollar in 2018. “Our forward exchange rate forecast for the ...

Political stability, Favourable Weather to Drive Kenya’s Economic Recovery
Political stability, Favourable Weather to Drive Kenya’s Economic Recovery
Kenya's economic recovery will entirely hinge on political stability and improved weather conditions in 2018, although the country was likely to be ...

Kenya’s Housing and Real Estate to Bloom in 2018

Kenya’s housing and real estate sector is on the right track after facing a tough and uncertain economic environment in 2017. In ...

Equities Kicked Off the Week on Mixed Trend but Market Still Blooming
Stock Market Turnover Rises 89.1pc Dominated by Foreign Investors
Equities opened the week on a mixed note as the NASI and NSE 25 closed the session in the green while the ...

Tourism Highlights on the Kenyan Tourism Industry that marked 2017
Kenya Named as Hotspot for Luxury Hotel Investments
The Kenyan Tourism Industry marked a number of milestones in the past year, 2017, that had both positive and negative implications for ...

Africa Sokoni Lands In Kenya and is set to Disrupt Online Marketplaces

The Kenyan online marketplace has started the year 2018 with a new entrant that is set to disrupt the market. Africa Sokoni ...

Equity, Barclays and NIC  Lead Tier 1 Banks as Most Expensive Lenders
Govt. to Raise Ksh40 Bn With 15-year Infrastructure Bond
Data from the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) cost of credit indicates that Tier one banks, in terms of assets and customer base, ...

Eight Must-Do Things for the Benefits of Banking Amendment Act 2015 to be Realized
Kenya Shilling Depreciates Slightly on High Dollar Demand
The coming into effect of the interest capping law was seen as a sigh of relief for most Kenyans. According to the ...

Interest Capping Law Doing More Harm than Good
Govt. to Raise Ksh40 Bn With 15-year Infrastructure Bond
Despite the positive intention behind the Banking (Amendment) Act, private sector credit growth declined to an 8-year low of 1.4 percent ...

January Just Got Longer for Kenyans as ERC Increases Fuel Prices
Costly Christmas Season for Kenyans as Fuel Prices Soar
January just got longer for millions of Kenyans after the Energy and Regulatory Commission increased fuel prices three months in a row. ...