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CBN Sustains FOREX Liquidity

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in continuation of its efforts to sustain FOREX liquidity in the country, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, intervened in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market to the tune of $195million.

Figures released by the Bank show that it offered the total sum of $100million to the wholesale segment, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment received the sum of $50 million. The invisibles segment, comprising tuition fees, medical payments and Basic Travel Allowance (BTA), among others, received $45 million.

The Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department at the Bank, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, while confirming the figures, said the CBN was pleased with the state of the Forex market, adding that the Bank will continue to intervene in order to sustain the liquidity in the market and guarantee the international value of the naira.

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