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Naira depreciates to N360.37/$ in I&E

By Adaeze Okechukwu
The Naira  Wednesday depreciated for the second time this week to N360.37 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window of the foreign exchange market.

Data from the Financial Market Dealers Quote (FMDQ) showed that the indicative exchange rate for the window rose to N360.37 per dollar, yesterday, from N360.22 per dollar on Tuesday, translating to 15 kobo depreciation.

The 15 kobo depreciation of the naira was in spite of the 12 percent increase in the volume of dollars traded in the I&E window. The window recorded a turnover of $169.16 million from $151.55 million on Tuesday.

Vanguard investigation revealed that naira  remained stable at  N363 per dollar in the parallel market for the seventh consecutive business day.


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