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USD/KES - US Dollar Kenyan Shilling

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102.320 +0.681    +0.67%
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Type: Currency
Group: Exotic
Base: US Dollar
Second: Kenyan Shilling

  • Prev. Close: 101.639
  • Bid/Ask: 100.490 / 104.150
  • Day's Range: 101.500 - 102.345
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USD/KES 102.320 +0.681 +0.67%
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USD/KES Overview

Prev. Close101.639
Day's Range101.500 - 102.345
52 wk Range87.550 - 103.650
1-Year Return15.88%

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Economic Calendar

Time Cur. Imp. Event Actual Forecast Previous
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Tentative   KES CPI (YoY) (Jul)   7.20% 7.03%  
08:30   USD Continuing Jobless Claims 2,262K 2,212K 2,216K
08:30   USD GDP (QoQ) (Q2)   2.3% 2.6% 0.6%
08:30   USD GDP Price Index (QoQ)   2.0% 1.5% 0.0%
08:30   USD Initial Jobless Claims 267K 270K 255K  
08:30   USD Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg. 274.75K   278.50K  
08:30   USD Real Consumer Spending (Q2)   2.9% 2.7% 1.8%
08:35   USD Goods Trade Balance (Jun) -62.30B   -60.42B  
09:45   USD Bloomberg Consumer Confidence 40.5   42.4  
10:30   USD Natural Gas Storage   54B 61B  
13:00   USD 7-Year Note Auction     2.120%  
20:00   KES CPI (YoY) (Jul)   7.20% 7.03%  
Friday, July 31, 2015
08:30   USD Employment Benefits (QoQ) (Q2)     0.60%  
08:30   USD Employment Cost Index (QoQ) (Q2)   0.6% 0.7%  
08:30   USD Employment Wages (QoQ) (Q2)     0.70%  
09:45   USD Chicago PMI (Jul)   50.5 49.4  
10:00   USD Michigan 5-Year Inflation Expectations (Jul)     2.70%  
10:00   USD Michigan Consumer Expectations (Jul)   86.0 85.2  
10:00   USD Michigan Consumer Sentiment (Jul)   94.0 93.3  
10:00   USD Michigan Current Conditions (Jul)   106.3 106.0  
10:00   USD Michigan Inflation Expectations (Jul)     2.8%  
10:30   USD ECRI Weekly Annualized (WoW)     0.3%  
10:30   USD ECRI Weekly Index     133.4  
15:30   USD CFTC Copper speculative net positions     -22.2K  
15:30   USD CFTC Gold speculative net positions     28.3K  
15:30   USD CFTC S&P 500 speculative net positions     -90.5K  
15:30   USD CFTC Silver speculative net positions     4.2K  

Central Banks

Federal Reserve (FED)
Current Rate 0.00%-0.25%
Chairman Janet L. Yellen
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK)
Current Rate 11.5%
Chairman Prof. Njuguna S. Ndung'u

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Latest USD/KES Comments

chelule Kipyegon
chelule Kipyegon May 26, 2015 01:58PM GMT
what is the projection for the Kenyan currency in the next one week? Is there a possibility of it getting very strong?

Jackson Okoth
Jackson Okoth Jul 18, 2013 10:23AM GMT
How significant is the unrest in Egypt causing volatility in Kenya's currency markets?

Muema Kamba
Muema Kamba Mar 08, 2013 08:23AM GMT
With he current situation of political uncertainty the shilling might lose ground by over 3%!
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