Monetary Policy

Monetary Policy

Uncover global perspective and local insights addressing the most pressing issues that keep Africa's central banks busy

Most recent analyses

Weekly Report: The CBN’s inflation-targeting success hinges on a robust monetary policy transmission

Weekly Report: The CBN’s inflation-targeting success hinges on a robust monetary policy transmission

We unpack the CBN’s decision to adopt the inflation-targeting framework using evidence from pe...

Dumebi O.

26 Feb 2024

Nairobi stock exchange’s decline amid global challenges

Nairobi stock exchange’s decline amid global challenges

The Nairobi Stock Exchange has been labelled the worst-performing exchange globally; a path to...

Beryl N.

23 Oct 2023

Unpacking Kenya’s debt management dilemma

Unpacking Kenya’s debt management dilemma

We explore the implications of a Bretton Wood alliance or alternative capital avenues for Keny...

Fadekemi A.

20 Oct 2023

Stears launches its inflation forecast solution to guide investment and policy decisions

Stears launches its inflation forecast solution to guide investment and policy decisions

Access monthly Pan-African inflation forecasts from October 2023 to December 2024.

Michael F.

18 Oct 2023

Quick Take: The CBN's decision to lift FX restrictions on 43 items

Quick Take: The CBN's decision to lift FX restrictions on 43 items

The implications of the CBN's removal of FX restrictions on 43 items.

Bolatito B.

13 Oct 2023

Interest rate dynamics: why the CBK left rates unchanged

Interest rate dynamics: why the CBK left rates unchanged

Unpacking the drivers behind the CBK’s monetary policy decision to leave benchmark rates uncha...

Dumebi O.

09 Oct 2023

How Kenya’s largest bank performed amid inflationary pressures

How Kenya’s largest bank performed amid inflationary pressures

The impact of inflation on monetary policy in Kenya and the resulting effect on the H1'2023 pe...

Beryl N.

03 Oct 2023

Plugging Rwanda’s financial exclusion gaps

Plugging Rwanda’s financial exclusion gaps

A credit barrier and other opportunities fintechs can explore to boost financial inclusion in ...

Nchedolisa A.

28 Sep 2023