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Central Bank Pumps Another $210 Million Into Forex Market

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made available the sum of $210 million, to meet customers’ requests in various segments of the inter-bank foreign exchange market.

In its quest to meet demands in the various segments of the market, the apex bank offered $100 million to authorized dealers in the wholesale segment of the market, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment got a boost with the sum of $55 million.

According to figures obtained from the bank today, Tuesday, customers requesting foreign exchange for invisibles such as tuition fees, medical payments and Basic Travel Allowance (BTA), among others, were also allocated the sum of $55 million.

It will be recalled that the bank, last Thursday, intervened to the tune of $210 million to cater for requests in the wholesale segment of the forex market.

Meanwhile, the naira continued its stability in the FOREX market, exchanging at an average of N360/$1 in the BDC segment of the market as at today, Tuesday.

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