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Kenyan shilling weakens due to manufacturing sector demand

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Kenyan shilling weakened on Friday due to dollar demand from the energy and manufacturing sectors, traders said.

At 0840 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 106.55/75 per dollar, compared with 106.45/65 at Thursday’s close.

(Reporting by John Ndiso; Editing by George Obulutsa)

Kenya shilling coins and notes are pictured inside a cashier's booth at a forex exchange bureau in Kenya's capital Nairobi

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