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Kenya banks to benefit from changes to digital lending regulation

  • Parliamentary committee amends proposed bill to regulate Kenya's burgeoning digital lending space

  • Amendments include interest rate supervision by the central bank and information sharing to identify defaulters

  • Digital lenders will still lead in the sector, but banks could gain from streamlined competition due to the changes

Kenya banks to benefit from changes to digital lending regulation
Faith Mwangi
Faith Mwangi

Equity Research Analyst, Financials (East Africa)

Tellimer Research
18 August 2021
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