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Interest rates under a treasury bill regime

B. Mbui Wagacha

Interest rates under a treasury bill regime

macroeconomic and financial implications for Kenya

by B. Mbui Wagacha

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Published by Institute of Policy Analysis and Research in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Interest rates -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMbui Wagacha.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 029/2001, Discussion paper (Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (Kenya)) ;, no. DP 01/029.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG1623.K4 W34 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3984097M
      ISBN 109966948856
      LC Control Number2001311553
      OCLC/WorldCa49823083

      Treasury bills are wholesale fixed-term debt securities issued by the Crown to registered tender counterparties. Bills are typically issued with 3 month, 6 month and 1 year maturities. Maturities and volumes are published at am on the announcement dates per the schedule below.


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