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Kenya Economy Watch
maka
#1941 Posted : Thursday, November 15, 2018 1:18:57 PM
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Swenani wrote:
MugundaMan wrote:
KulaRaha wrote:
KES depreciation is gonna hurt everyone...given how we are reliant on imports.

Also, I think our foreign debt has gone up by around 50B from this move to 102.80.

Kumira kumira....


This is peni mbili thinking Laughing out loudly
Pray tell, will KES "depreciation" affect exporters negatively? smile This will actual HELP the economy by making consumer imports that do not add to the productive capacity of the country (eg luxury cars) more expensive.




Key word....
possunt quia posse videntur
Ericsson
#1942 Posted : Thursday, November 15, 2018 1:35:16 PM
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Kenya Shilling weakens to 104.080 against the USD
Angelica _ann
#1943 Posted : Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:29:20 PM
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maka wrote:
Swenani wrote:
MugundaMan wrote:
KulaRaha wrote:
KES depreciation is gonna hurt everyone...given how we are reliant on imports.

Also, I think our foreign debt has gone up by around 50B from this move to 102.80.

Kumira kumira....


This is peni mbili thinking Laughing out loudly
Pray tell, will KES "depreciation" affect exporters negatively? smile This will actual HELP the economy by making consumer imports that do not add to the productive capacity of the country (eg luxury cars) more expensive.




Key word....


You had to highlight in red and bold for faky red hoooooot Laughing out loudly Laughing out loudly Laughing out loudly
In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins - cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later - H Geneen
KulaRaha
#1944 Posted : Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:43:33 PM
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MugundaMan wrote:
KulaRaha wrote:
KES depreciation is gonna hurt everyone...given how we are reliant on imports.

Also, I think our foreign debt has gone up by around 50B from this move to 102.80.

Kumira kumira....


This is peni mbili thinking Laughing out loudly
Pray tell, will KES "depreciation" affect exporters negatively? smile This will actual HELP the economy by making consumer imports that do not add to the productive capacity of the country (eg luxury cars) more expensive.


Really? Pls check imports vs exports, it will shock you. Why do you think CBK has been managing the rate so closely?
Business opportunities are like buses,there's always another one coming
lochaz-index
#1945 Posted : Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:56:27 PM
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Ericsson wrote:
Kenya Shilling weakens to 104.080 against the USD

Way overdue. Waiting for around 107 to assess the momentum behind the depreciation.
The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many people as possible.
KulaRaha
#1946 Posted : Friday, November 16, 2018 7:32:21 AM
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Ericsson wrote:
Kenya Shilling weakens to 104.080 against the USD


Fake news, the highest the USD went yesterday was 103.20 level.

We may see KES retrace at this price.
Business opportunities are like buses,there's always another one coming
maka
#1947 Posted : Friday, November 16, 2018 8:38:56 AM
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KulaRaha wrote:
Ericsson wrote:
Kenya Shilling weakens to 104.080 against the USD


Fake news, the highest the USD went yesterday was 103.20 level.

We may see KES retrace at this price.



possunt quia posse videntur
tinker
#1948 Posted : Friday, November 16, 2018 11:58:48 AM
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I was in town today and I noticed the populace is significantly lower than usual.
Is this a sign that the economy is not doing well or could it be as a result of strict traffic (Michuki) rules pushing idlers out of the city?.
....He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion..
Ericsson
#1949 Posted : Friday, November 16, 2018 1:03:51 PM
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tinker wrote:
I was in town today and I noticed the populace is significantly lower than usual.
Is this a sign that the economy is not doing well or could it be as a result of strict traffic (Michuki) rules pushing idlers out of the city?.


Most idlers make money by collecting "tax" from matatus
obiero
#1950 Posted : Wednesday, November 21, 2018 6:29:30 PM
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This is sad.. Kazi kwisha https://www.businessdail..._twitter_impression=true
COOP 5,500; KCB 3,700; KQ 141,100
Ericsson
#1951 Posted : Wednesday, November 21, 2018 6:53:38 PM
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[quote=obiero]This is sad.. Kazi kwisha https://www.businessdail...twitter_impression=true[/quote]

Big 4 agenda
Ericsson
#1952 Posted : Friday, November 23, 2018 11:18:04 AM
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https://www.businessdail...64552-h39s2h/index.html

Cargo charges on the standard gauge railway (SGR) from Mombasa to Nairobi will rise by up to 79 per cent from January 1 in bid to raise more revenue to pay the Chinese operator.

Kenya Railways said the cost of transporting a 20-foot container from Mombasa to Nairobi will increase to $500 (Sh51,275) from Sh35,000, a 46.5 per cent rise

Hauling the larger 40-foot container will cost up to Sh$700 (Sh71,785), from the current Sh40,000, reflecting a 79.9 per cent rise.
Wororo
#1953 Posted : Saturday, November 24, 2018 12:07:09 PM
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Wakanyugi
#1954 Posted : Saturday, November 24, 2018 4:51:31 PM
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This is partly the Kashogi death divided. The Saudis are desperate to appease Amerika, hence are opening the crude oil taps. Trump just confirmed as much in one of his many twits.
"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth." (Niels Bohr)
Horton
#1955 Posted : Saturday, November 24, 2018 7:37:06 PM
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Should be good for the Kenyan economy
I own shares in EQTY @39/-, CYTONN, BRK.B, Almasi Beverages and a few other private small businesses

tom_boy
#1956 Posted : Saturday, November 24, 2018 9:46:50 PM
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Horton wrote:


Should be good for the Kenyan economy


How about KQ. Are they hedging as usuall. How will this turn out for them?
They must find it difficult....... those who have taken authority as the truth, rather than truth as the authority. -G. Massey.
obiero
#1957 Posted : Saturday, November 24, 2018 10:10:40 PM
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tom_boy wrote:
Horton wrote:


Should be good for the Kenyan economy


How about KQ. Are they hedging as usuall. How will this turn out for them?

KES 1,074,000,000 gains as at half year
COOP 5,500; KCB 3,700; KQ 141,100
whiteowl
#1958 Posted : Sunday, November 25, 2018 1:40:09 AM
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This is another "opportunity" for govt to increase fuel tax.
Ericsson
#1959 Posted : Saturday, December 01, 2018 7:57:17 AM
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Angelica _ann
#1960 Posted : Saturday, December 01, 2018 11:36:35 AM
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Ericsson wrote:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-30/tdb-bank-is-said-to-arrange-1-billion-syndicated-loan-for-kenya


Debt addiction not yet over


Not a bad idea, you need loans for development.
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