Macro Analysis /

Central Bank of Kenya expected to keep its benchmark interest rate on hold

  • While inflation risks are tilted firmly to the upside, policymakers in Kenya are expected to keep rates on hold

  • Despite the slump in economic activity in April, Kenya is expected to record one of the strongest recoveries in Africa

  • The Kenyan shilling is leading the gains in East Africa this week, focus shifts to central bank rate decision

Kieran Siney
Kieran Siney

Head of African Markets

ETM Analytics
25 May 2021
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