NAIROBI, Feb 6 (Reuters) - The weighted average yield on Kenya's 182-day Treasury bills rose for the first time in ten weeks to 8.450 percent at auction on Wednesday, from 8.065 percent last week, the central bank said.
The Central Bank of Kenya said it received bids worth 1.74 billion shillings ($19.9 million) for the 2.5 billion shillings it had offered, representing a 70 percent subscription rate. It accepted bids worth 1.5 billion shillings.
Next week, the central bank will offer 91- and 182-day Treasury bills worth a total 8 billion shillings, it said. ($1 = 87.6000 Kenyan shillings)
(Reporting by Kevin Mwanza; Editing by Richard Lough) Keywords: KENYA TBILL/
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