USD/KES - US Dollar Kenyan Shilling

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100.892 -0.411    -0.41%
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Type: Currency
Group: Exotic
Base: US Dollar
Second: Kenyan Shilling

  • Prev. Close: 101.304
  • Bid/Ask: 99.054 / 102.730
  • Day's Range: 100.873 - 101.304
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USD/KES 100.892 -0.411 -0.41%
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USD/KES Overview

Prev. Close101.304
Day's Range100.873 - 101.304
52 wk Range87.600 - 103.650
1-Year Return15.53%

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Economic Calendar

Time Cur. Imp. Event Actual Forecast Previous
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
08:55   USD Redbook (MoM) 0.2%   0.1%  
08:55   USD Redbook (YoY) 1.7%   1.0%  
09:45   USD ISM - NY Business Conditions (Jul) 699.7   690.2  
10:00   USD Factory Orders (MoM) (Jun) 1.8% 1.8% -1.1%
10:00   USD Factory orders ex transportation (MoM) (Jun) 0.5%   -0.1%
10:00   USD IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism 46.9 48.0 48.1  
11:30   USD 4-Week Bill Auction 0.050%   0.050%  
16:35   USD API Weekly Crude Oil Stock -2.400M -1.600M -1.900M  
16:35   USD API Weekly Distillates Stocks 1.700M   4.300M  
16:35   USD API Weekly Gasoline Stock -1.000M   -2.041M  
Tentative   KES Interest Rate Decision (Aug)   12.00% 11.50%  
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
07:00   USD MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate     4.17%  
07:00   USD MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW)     0.8%  
07:00   USD MBA Purchase Index     198.1  
07:00   USD Mortgage Market Index     379.5  
07:00   USD Mortgage Refinance Index     1,406.3  
08:15   USD ADP Nonfarm Employment Change (Jul)   215K 237K  
08:30   USD Trade Balance (Jun)   -42.80B -41.90B  
09:45   USD Markit Composite PMI (Jul)     55.2  
09:45   USD Services PMI (Jul)   55.2 55.2  
10:00   USD ISM Non-Manufacturing Business Activity (Jul)   61.0 61.5  
10:00   USD ISM Non-Manufacturing Employment (Jul)     52.7  
10:00   USD ISM Non-Manufacturing New Orders (Jul)     58.3  
10:00   USD ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI (Jul)   56.2 56.0  
10:00   USD ISM Non-Manufacturing Prices (Jul)     53.0  
10:30   USD Crude Oil Inventories   -1.494M -4.203M  
10:30   USD EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks   1.533M 2.588M  
10:30   USD Gasoline Inventories   -0.488M -0.363M  

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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