The exchange rate between the naira and dollar has been revealed following the launch of e-Naira.
The naira was stable on Monday as the Central Bank of Nigeria launched the eNaira digital currency.
Data from FMDQ securities exchange windows where forex is officially traded, showed that naira exchanged hands with the foreign currency at N415.07 to a dollar on Monday, according to a report by Premium Times. The same rate it exchanged in the past two sessions (Thursday and Friday) last week.
Forex turnover at the market plummeted by 63.00 per cent with $90.36 million recorded on Monday as against the $240.97 million posted at the close of business on Friday last week.
The local unit saw an intraday high of N404.00 and a low of N415.20 before closing at N415.07 to a dollar again on Monday.
At the black market in Uyo, dealers said they exchanged the currency at N560.00 to a dollar on Monday, as against the N565.00 per $1 exchanged Friday last week.
“Dealers here are skeptical of buying the dollar due to the launch of the eNaira, they don’t want to buy and lose,” a dealer who does not want his name mentioned told PREMIUM TIMES via telephone.
While at Abuja, dealers exchanged the naira at the rate of N568.00 and sold at N570.00 to a dollar on Monday.