Naira Falls to N1,482.72/$1 at Official Market

Date:

June 17, 2024.

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Azonuchechi Chukwu.

The Naira continued its fall as it recorded a 0.44 per cent or N6.48 slide on the US Dollar in the Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEM) on Friday, June 14 to close the last trading day of the week at N1,482.72/$1, in contrast to the previous day’s N1,476.24/$1.

This happened despite an improvement in the supply of forex into the official market yesterday with a turnover of $183.47 million compared with the preceding session’s $92.68 million, indicating an increase of $90.79 million or 97.9 per cent.

In the parallel market, the value of the Naira improved against the US Dollar during the trading session to sell for N1,485/$1 compared with the previous day’s N1,490/$1.

But the local currency recorded no movement against both the Pound Sterling and the Euro in the spot market, as they remained unchanged at N1,876.39/£1 and N1,580.19/€1, respectively.(www.naija247news.com).

Chukwu Azochukwu, The Naija247news
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Azonuchechi Chukwu - Business Journalist at Naija247news.com Azonuchechi Chukwu is a seasoned business journalist contributing to the insightful coverage of economic and financial news at Naija247news.com. With a passion for unraveling the complexities of the business world, Azonuchechi brings a wealth of expertise and dedication to his role. As a Business Journalist, Azonuchechi specializes in providing comprehensive analyses of market trends, corporate developments, and economic indicators. His in-depth reports offer Naija247news.com readers a nuanced understanding of the forces shaping the Nigerian and global business landscapes. Azonuchechi Chukwu's commitment to journalistic excellence is evident in his ability to translate complex financial information into accessible and engaging narratives. Whether exploring stock market fluctuations, corporate strategies, or economic policies, he strives to deliver content that empowers readers with valuable insights. With an educational background in business and a keen interest in the intersection of finance and technology, Azonuchechi stays at the forefront of industry dynamics. His coverage extends beyond traditional financial reporting, encompassing the dynamic realms of fintech, entrepreneurship, and sustainable business practices. Azonuchechi Chukwu's work goes beyond the surface, aiming to foster financial literacy and awareness among Naija247news.com's audience. By demystifying economic complexities and shedding light on emerging opportunities, he plays a pivotal role in keeping readers well-informed in the fast-paced world of business. As Naija247news.com's Business Journalist, Azonuchechi Chukwu continues to make meaningful contributions to the platform's mission of delivering timely, accurate, and relevant business news to its diverse audience. His dedication to journalistic integrity and his ability to navigate the intricacies of the business realm make him an invaluable asset to the Naija247news.com team.

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