Kenyan shilling weakens on importer dollar demand

NAIROBI – The Kenyan shilling weakened on Friday, mainly due to increased demand for hard currency from oil and manufacturing importers, traders said.

At 0915 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 153.50/70, compared with Thursday’s closing rate of 153.40/60.

(Reporting by Giulia Paravicini; Editing by Aaron Ross)