Macroeconomic Report & Economic Updates

January 22, 2016

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 3)

The
Nigeria stock market indices; All Share Index (ASI) and Market Capitalization
declined by 2.4 percent to close at 26537.36 points and N9.12 trillion
respectively at the end of the trade session this week8 The decline
in the indices, which is attributed to the low subscription for stocks in the
market, led to the partnership between Security and Exchange Commission (SEC)
and Debt Management Office (DMO) to salvage the financial system.

Download Label
March 13, 2018 - 4:00 am
application/pdf
371.67 kB
v.1.7 (stable)

Related

 

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 7)

External reserve dropped slightly by 0.6 per cent from $28.35 billion in January 22 to $28.19 billion in January 295. Considering the continuous decline, government has stepped up efforts towards financing the deficit in the proposed budget through borrowing. At the forex market, the official exchange rate remained unchanged at N197/$ while the naira depreciated at the parallel market by 2.36 percent from N297/$ to N304/$ between January 22 and 296. Despite the huge spread between the official and parallel market exchange rates, the monetary authorities maintained its fixed exchange rate regime at the official forex market. It is expected that if the demand pressure for dollar persists, the value of naira may decline in the near term.