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Kenyan Shilling Skyrockets by 17.8% in 2024: What’s Fueling the Surge?

The Kenyan shilling has made significant gains against the US dollar this year, appreciating by 17.8% from January to June. This growth reflects a combination of favorable market conditions, increased foreign exchange inflows, and investor confidence. Weekly Performance and Key Drivers In the past week, the shilling strengthened by 1.06%, closing at 128.66 from the…

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Kenya Shilling Resilience: Factors Driving Currency Strength in Global Markets

The Kenya Shilling (KES) is key to Kenya’s economy. It’s the main currency for all transactions within the country. Knowing what affects its performance is crucial for traders, investors, businesses, and policymakers. This article explores the factors influencing the Kenya Shilling and its recent trends as of May 2024. Kenya has one of Africa’s largest…

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Safaricom Investment Co-operative Society Endorses KSh 142.4M Rebate Payout

During Safaricom Investment Co-operative’s 15th Annual General Meeting, shareholders approved a rebate payout of KSh 142.4 million. This rebate announcement came after Safaricom Investment Co-operative Society realized a net profit of KSh 203.4 million for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023. In comparison, the society had reported net profits of KSh 266 million in…

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