CBN boosts Forex market with $210m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, announced the injection of another $210,000,000 to boost liquidity in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market. Disclosing this in Abuja, the Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Mr. Isaac Okorafor said the sum of $100million was offered to the wholesale segment, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment got an allocation of $55 million. The invisibles segment (i.e. tuition fees, medical payments and Basic Travel Allowance (BTA), among others) was also allocated $55 million. Mr. Okorafor said the releases…

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