Nigerian currency, the naira recorded a positive outing against the US dollar at the official foreign exchange market on Tuesday.
Details from FMDQ securities where Investors and Exporters (I&E) buy and sell officially shows that at the end of trading naira appreciated by 0.14 percent or 67 Kobo to close at N461.50/$1 compared with Monday’s value of N462.17/$1.
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This occurred as the value of FX transactions at the official market window depreciated by 39.1 percent or $47.85 million. At the close of trades, the turnover for the session stood at $74.58 million compared with the $122.43 million recorded at the previous session.
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Also, in the parallel market wing of the FX market on Tuesday, the Naira regained strength against the American Dollar after it gained N3 to sell at N750/$1, in contrast to the preceding day’s N753/$1.
But in the Peer-2-Peer (P2P) forex segment, the Naira showed no movement against the United States Dollar, closing flat at N761/$1 yesterday.
This same scenario played out in the interbank window of the market, where the domestic currency was flat against the Pound Sterling and the Euro at N555.40/£1 and N496.32/€1, respectively