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Naira’s Wild Ride Against the Dollar! Findwhosabi News Reports the Latest Exchange Rates

In a whirlwind of currency fluctuations, the Naira is making headlines once again as it faces off against the mighty Dollar. Findwhosabi News has just obtained the latest exchange rates for today, March 19, 2024, revealing a turbulent financial landscape in Nigeria.

According to data freshly released on the FMDQ Security Exchange, the official forex trading portal, the Naira kicked off the day at an eye-popping ₦1602.43 per $1 on Friday, March 15, 2024. However, by the closing bell on Monday, March 18, 2024, it had slipped to ₦1,572.86 per $1.

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But hold onto your hats, folks! While the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been making waves with its unification efforts across the foreign exchange market, the black market is telling a different tale. As of today, the Naira is flexing its muscles at ₦1,610 per Dollar in the shadows, defying the CBN’s attempts at consolidation.

The apex bank’s circular from June 14, 2023, sent shockwaves through the market, collapsing all FX windows into the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window. With the re-introduction of the “Willing Buyer, Willing Seller” model, the landscape has shifted dramatically. Transactions are now guided by a whole new set of rules, including order-based two-way quotes and zero trading limits on overbought positions.

In a move toward transparency, the reintroduction of the Order Book ensures that all eyes are on the market’s every move. And with operational hours set from 9 a.m to 4 p.m, the stage is set for a showdown of epic proportions.

These changes signal a seismic shift in Nigeria’s FX market, with the Naira gaining newfound freedom to dance to the tune of market forces. A free-floating exchange rate beckons, where the Naira’s fate hangs in the balance, swayed by the whims of supply and demand.

Stay tuned as Findwhosabi News continues to unravel the twists and turns of this gripping financial saga, where fortunes rise and fall with the click of a mouse and the flutter of a dollar bill.

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