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Kenyan Shilling Trades at 95.15 Per Dollar; Weakest Since 1994

September 12, 2011

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Kenya’s shilling fell to a 17-year low against the dollar as the U.S. currency strengthened against the euro.

The currency of East Africa’s biggest economy was trading at 95.15 per dollar at 10:55 a.m. in Nairobi, the capital. That’s the lowest since March 18, 1994, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The shilling closed at 93.85 on Sept. 9.

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