Naira closes at N362.94 per dollar at I & E window




The Naira on Monday closed at N362.94 to a dollar at the investors (I&E) window.

The Market turnover at the window stood at $83.77 million.

At the official Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) window, a dollar was sold at N306.95.

The Naira exchanged at N360 to the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro traded at N476 and N398 respectively.

The future of the Naira had been the focus of debate with economists postulating on its possible devaluation in 2020.

However, the CBN in it’s first Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in 2020 said that Naira devaluation was the way to go.

CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, noted that the bank has sufficient foreign reserve to defend the Naira without choosing the option of devaluation.(NAN)