Naira Jumps to N1,510/$ in Black Market.

Yesterday, the Naira appreciated in the parallel market, rising to N1,510 per dollar from N1,515 per dollar last Friday. However, in the Nigerian Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEM), the Naira depreciated to N1,508.99 per dollar.

According to data from FMDQ, the indicative exchange rate for NAFEM dropped to N1,508.99 per dollar from N1,505.3 per dollar last weekend, marking a N3.69 depreciation for the Naira. Additionally, the volume of dollars traded in the market decreased by 34.9 percent, falling to $122.31 million from $187.82 million last Friday.

As a result, the gap between the parallel market and NAFEM rates narrowed to N1.01 per dollar from N9.7 per dollar last weekend.

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