One Industry. Transforming Kenya

Kenya Bankers Association sets up Payment Digital Solutions Firm to Enhance Industry's Interoperability

The umbrella of commercial banks' industry body, Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has established a fully-fledged payments technology delivery service firm as part of a strategic effort to boost the banking sector's interoperability and efficiency through affordable technology-based solutions.
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Redefining Banking and Finance

Bank CEOs Chat about Women in Business, Building Capacity of SMEs, and Islamic Banking
Nairobi, May 18th 2016 - The banking industry in Kenya has experienced tremendous changes in the last decade, leading to enhanced financial inclusion and efficiency; and harnessed small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) engagement practices and policies, living up to the global trends of convenience and alternative banking models.
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House Price Uptick on the Back of Broad Stability

Nairobi, April 28th 2016 - The Kenya Bankers Association Housing Price Index (KBA-HPI) reflected an uptick in house prices in the country during the first quarter of 2016, with the movement representing a reversal of the mild decline in the rate of growth seen in the previous quarter. The average house prices in Kenya increased by a modest 1.4 per cent during the first quarter of 2016 compared to a 1.14 per cent rise in the last quarter of 2015.
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Bankers' Umbrella Body Commits to Enhance Governance And Ethical Practices Amongst Member Banks

Kenya Bankers Association Signs on to "Code of Ethics for Business in Kenya" and Announces Plans to Introduce Self-Regulatory Framework and Conduct Standards for Member Banks
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Kenya Bankers Association Statement on Chase Bank Ltd. (In Receivership)

Friday, April 8th - It is the view of the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) that the issue at Chase Bank is neither systemic nor an indication of instability in the banking sector. Kenya's banking sector is viewed by the National Treasury and Central Bank of Kenya, as well as other financial sector regulators, namely Capital Markets Authority and Retirement Benefits Authority, as one that is robust and stable.
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House Prices Sustain a Stable Streak

Nairobi, January 27th 2016 - The average house prices in Kenya reflected a sense of stability rising by a mild 1.14 per cent in quarter four of 2015 compared to 1.25 per cent in quarter three of 2015, according to the Kenya Bankers Association - Housing Price Index (KBA-HPI). This mild price change reflects the gradual increase in house prices over time. For instance, over the last three years the average house prices have increased by 8.19 per cent. This was the third successive quarter that this measure has been below 2.0%, indicating a possible softening in the underlying rate of price change.
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Central Bank Of Kenya Governor Launches Industry Commitment To Enhance Economic, Social And Environmental Sustainability

Kenya Bankers Association Partners with DEG, FMO and IFC towards Building Industry Capacity in conjunction with Global Sustainable Finance Agenda
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Modest 1.26 Percent House Price Increase Witnessed In Third Quarter

Nairobi, October 26th, 2015 - Average house prices in Kenya increased by 1.26 per cent during the third quarter of 2015 representing a relatively faster increase compared to the previous quarter's 0.2 per cent increase. According to the Kenya Bankers Association Housing Price Index (KBA-HPI), the observed modest price movement signals the softening of the overall house prices in line with the demand and supply conditions.
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