Kenya's cbank says in repo market to mop up $59 mln

NAIROBI, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Kenya's central bank said on Friday it was in the repurchase agreements (repos) market to mop up 5 billion shillings ($58.8 million) in excess liquidity.

The central bank has frequently intervened with repos this year to support the shilling and drain liquidity. ($1 = 85.0000 Kenyan shillings)

(Reporting by Kevin Mwanza; Editing by George Obulutsa)

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