NAIROBI, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The Central Bank of Kenya sought to mop up 2 billion shillings ($22.8 million) from the market on Monday using repurchase agreements (repo).
The bank has regularly soaked up liquidity to support the shilling since last year. The weighted average interbank lending rate rose for 18 straight sessions to 8.28 percent on Friday. ($1 = 87.6500 Kenyan shillings)
(Reporting by Kevin Mwanza; Editing by Duncan Miriri) Keywords: KENYA MARKETS/REPO
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