Forex market: CBN injects $210m

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The interbank segment of the Nigerian foreign exchange market received a fresh boost of $210 million from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday.
The CBN Director of Corporate Communications Department, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, said this in a statement in Abuja.
He said the figures released by CBN indicated that authorised dealers in the wholesale segment of the market were again offered the sum of $100 million.
He said that the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) window received the sum of $55 million while $55 million were allocated to customers requiring foreign exchange for invisibles such as tuition fees, medical payments and Basic Travel Allowance (BTA), among others.
The director said that the bank was  committed to sustaining the level of stability in foreign exchange market.
CBN, on July 12, injected $298.7 million and CNY39.6 million into the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) segment.
The the naira was N360 to the dollar at the Bureau De Change (BDC) segment on  Tuesday.

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