CBN injects $210m into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected the sum of 210 million dollars into Nigerian Inter-Bank Foreign Exchange market following the conclusion of Tuesday’s transactions.

The bank’s Director, Corporate Communications Department, Isaac Okorafor, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

Okorafor explained that the figure released by CBN on Tuesday indicated that the bank offered 100 million dollars to authorised dealers in the wholesale sector of the market.

He said the Small and Medium Enterprise and the invisible segments were allocated the sum of 55 million dollars each.

He further stated that the management of the apex bank remained particularly pleased with the prevailing stability in the Nigerian foreign exchange market.

The director reaffirmed the bank’s commitment to continue to boost the inter bank foreign exchange market,  to ensure stability and availability to meet customers demand.

Meanwhile, the Naira on Tuesday exchanged at an average of N358 to a dollar in the Bureau De Change segment of the market.
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