The shilling hit its strongest level against the dollar in 18 weeks yesterday after a presidential vote passed off peacefully the previous day, before reversing its gains to end broadly flat. Kenyan stocks rose on the prospects of a peaceful transfer of power, with the main NSE-20 share index rising by 0.5 percent to 4,533.82 points.
The Star (Nairobi)
Kenya: Slow Count Drags Kenyan Shilling From Post-Vote HighBy Joel Iregi, 6 March 2013
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