Kenya to issue $291 mln, 5-year Treasury bond this month

NAIROBI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Kenya plans to issue a 30 billion shilling ($291 million), five-year Treasury bond this month, the central bank said on Monday.

The bank said in a statement it would receive bids for the bond until Oct. 17, and auction it on Oct. 18 and then set the coupon based on the outcome of the auction. ($1 = 103.2000 Kenyan shillings) (Reporting by George Obulutsa; Editing by Aaron Maasho and Susan Fenton)