NAIROBI, April 4 (Reuters) - Kenya's central bank sought to mop up 15 billion shillings ($177 million) from the market on Thursday through repurchase agreements (repos).
The bank has actively soaked up liquidity since last year to support the shilling, which is 1.6 stronger than the dollar so far this year, by making it more expensive to fund long dollar positions. ($1 = 84.7500 Kenyan shillings)
(Reporting by Kevin Mwanza; Editing by Drazen Jorgic) Keywords: KENYA MARKETS/REPO
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