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Kenya central bank holds benchmark lending rate at 7.0%

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s central bank held its benchmark lending rate at 7.0% on Thursday, saying the easing measures it had adopted since the onset of the coronavirus crisis in March were having the intended effect.

(Reporting by Duncan Miriri; Editing by Catherine Evans)

A general view shows the Central Bank of Kenya headquarters building along Haile Selassie Avenue in Nairobi

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