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Decline In Credit Growth Persists As Banks Raise Caution Over Banking Amendment Act

Nairobi, March 22nd 2017 - Kenya Bankers Association, the banking industry umbrella body, has raised concerns regarding the impact of the Banking Amendment Act 2016 following findings of a nationwide Nielsen consumer study and bank survey undertaken by the Association.
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International Finance Corporation Signs on to Support Kenya Green Bonds Program

Nairobi, Friday, March 14, 2017 - Banks, under the umbrella body of the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) with the purpose of spurring the development of the banking industry's green bonds program through individual bank issuances.
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KBA Awards KCDF Ksh4 Million Grant to Empower Youth in Kenya

Nairobi, Monday, March 13 2017, Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) - the umbrella body of the banking industry - signed a partnership agreement with the Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCDF), promoting Mkenya Daima principles of peaceful co-existence and peace for economic growth and prosperity. KBA has granted Ksh.4 Million to support KCDF undertake programmes that engage youth groups living within Nairobi and Mombasa, areas that are often disrupted by polarised politicking.
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Softening House Prices on the Back of New Pricing Law

Nairobi, February 1st 2017, The average house prices in Kenya increased by 1.58 per cent in quarter four 2016, compared to 2.2 per cent rise recorded in the previous quarter, according to the Kenya Bankers Association - Housing Price Index (KBA-HPI). The up surge revealed the sustenance of the mild price increase, albeit at a slower rate than the previous quarter.
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Banking Industry Unveils Partnership With NTV Kenya to Change the Lives of its Customers

Nairobi, Thursday, December 8, 2016 Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) - the umbrella body of the banking industry - has today unveiled a partnership with Nation Media Group's NTV Kenya that will see the television station air an informative program whose goal will be to both promote financial literacy and showcase how banks are positively transforming their customers' lives.
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Kenya Bankers Association (Kba) Statement On Rumours Circulating About Some Of Its Member Banks

Monday, November 21, 2016, In light of the rumours circulating through the social media about the stability and liquidity of various Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) member banks, KBA advises the banking public not to engage on rumours or speculation which are unfounded.
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Consistent Upward Momentum in House Prices in Third Quarter of 2016

Nairobi, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - The average house prices in Kenya recorded a 2.2 per cent growth during the third quarter of 2016, signifying sustenance of the upward trajectory. According to the Kenya Bankers Association - Housing Price Index (KBA-HPI), the quarter three house prices change represent a faster movement compared to the previous five quarters where they were consistently below 2 per cent and therefore portraying broad market stability in the housing sector.
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Financial Sector Players awarded for enhancing Sustainable Initiatives in Finance

Banking Industry recognises Catalytic Finance that Impacts Industry, Economy and Society
Nairobi, October 5th, 2016... Kenya Bankers Association (KBA), the umbrella body of the banking industry, today held its inaugural Sustainable Finance Catalyst Awards, for banks and other financial sector players that have demonstrated leadership and innovation in balancing the quest for financial returns with the diverse priorities within the sustainable economic, social and environmental context.
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