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Naira Drops to N611/$1 At the Black Market As Dollar Dominance Continues

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Dollar To Naira Today Black Market Rate 2nd December 2022

Naira Drops to N611/$1 At the Black Market As Dollar Dominance Continues

The exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar closed at N420.5/$1 at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window.

Naira closed slightly weaker on Wednesday with a 0.05% depreciation to close at N420.5/$1 compared to N420.28/$1 recorded in the previous trading session. This is according to information from the website the FMDQ Exchange.

A total of $71.99 million in FX value exchanged hands on Wednesday as against the $108.06 million that was traded in the previous day, representing a 33.38% decrease.

The exchange rate at the parallel market depreciated by 0.66% to trade at N611/$1 on Thursday morning, from N607/$1 recorded as of the previous trading session. This is according to information from BDC operators.

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Meanwhile, the exchange rate at the peer-to-peer market recorded a slight uptick on Thursday morning, trading at N612.85/$1 compared to N613/$ recorded as of the same time on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022.

Nigeria’s external reserves increased by 0.07% on Tuesday, 21st June 2022 to stand at $38.82 billion from $38.79 billion recorded the previous day. The nation’s external had been on a downward trend due to the continuous intervention by the Central Bank in the FX market in order to ensure the stability of the local currency. However, elevated crude oil prices have seen the reserve level improve.

While Trading at the official NAFEX window

  • The exchange rate at the official market depreciated marginally by 0.05% on Wednesday to close at N420.5/$1 compared to N420.28/$1 recorded as of close of trade on Tuesday.
  • The opening indicative rate closed at N419.46/$1 on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, from N420.71/$1 recorded on Tuesday.
  • Furthermore, an exchange rate of N444/$1 was the highest rate recorded during intra-day trading before it settled at N420.5/$1, while it traded for as low as N412/$1 during intra-day trading.
  • A total of $71.99 million in FX value was traded in the official I&E window on Wednesday, which is 33.38% lower than the $108.06 million that exchanged hands in the previous trading session.

Naira Drops to N611/$1 At the Black Market As Dollar Dominance Continues

 

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