Net Domestic Credit And Currency In Circulation (CIC):
Domestic Credit (Billion )
Steadily rising domestic credit
Currency in Circulation (Billion )
Steadily rising money in circulation
Net Domestic Credit: Rising net credit to government and private sector have driven the upward trend in NDC, especially post-2008. In 2016Q1, NDC grew largely on the account of the rise in banking sector credit to the Federal Government, especially through treasury bills and government bonds.
Currency in Circulation (CIC): CIC has mildly fluctuated overtime due to changes in seasonal factors and regular monetary injections/ejection into/out of the economy which leads to changes in CIC vault-cash and currency-outside-banks components. Particularly, the decline in CIC at the end of 2016Q1 is attributed to the decline in the vault cash component of CIC following monetary ejections.
Real GDP Growth Rate- Nigeria and selected African Economies: While GDP growth in selected African economies have generally declined at different magnitudes with the slump in commodity prices, other e
All-Share Index: In 2016Q1, the decline in ASI was driven by declines in Banking, Insurance, Consumer goods, Oil/Gas, Lotus Islamic, Industrial, AseM, Pension and Premium NSE indices. However, the ASI
Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate: The growth performance of the Oil and Gas sector has been unsteady throughout years and declined most significantly in 2015Q4, following a positive growth recorded
Monetary Policy Rate: The fluctuations in MPR reflect CBNs intermittent effort to promote growth, stymie inflation or incentivize capital flows. Particularly, the rise in MPR in 2016Q1 was effort to