In Kenya Shilling steady against the dollar

At 0845 GMT, commercial banks posted the shilling at 102.20/40 per dollar, barely changed from Monday's close of 102.25/35.

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A currency dealer counts Kenya shillings at a money exchange counter in Nairobi , in a file photo. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna play A currency dealer counts Kenya shillings at a money exchange counter in Nairobi , in a file photo. REUTERS/Antony Njuguna
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The Kenyan shilling held steady against the dollar on Tuesday, in thin trading.

At 0845 GMT, commercial banks posted the shilling at 102.20/40 per dollar, barely changed from Monday's close of 102.25/35.

A fuel attendant counts Kenyan shilling notes at a petrol station in the capital Nairobi March 15, 2011 REUTERS/Noor Khamis play A fuel attendant counts Kenyan shilling notes at a petrol station in the capital Nairobi March 15, 2011 REUTERS/Noor Khamis

 

"There is not much going on, activity is still thin," said a trader with a Nairobi-based commercial bank.

The shilling has been stable this year after weakening 11 percent last year.

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