The exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar traded for an average of N765/$1 on Friday, 17 February 2023, representing a 1.31% appreciation when compared to N775/$1 recorded in the previous trading session.
This is according to information provided by parallel market dealers to RateCaptain.
However, the exchange rate at the cryptocurrency P2P exchange depreciated on Friday to trade at a minimum of N755/$1, from N753/$1 recorded in the previous trading session.
The Investors and Exporters window closed at N461.30/$1 on Thursday, 116 February 2023, representing a 0.04% appreciation compared to N461.50/$1 recorded in the previous trading session.
Nigeria’s external reserves stood at $36.794 billion as of February 15, 2023, representing a marginal decrease from the $37.808 billion recorded as of February 14, 2023, indicating a 0.004% decrease in the nation’s reserve level.
Trading at the official NAFEX window
The exchange rate at the official market closed at N461.30/$1 on Thursday, February 16, 2023, a 0.004% appreciation from N461.50/$1 recorded in the previous trading session. The opening indicative rate was N461.30/$1 on Thursday, February 16, 2023. Furthermore, an exchange rate of N462/$1 was the highest rate recorded during intra-day trading before it settled at N461.30/$1, while it traded for as low as N446/$1 during intra-day trading. A total of $69.72 million in FX value exchanged hands at the Investors and Exporters window on Thursday 16 February 2023, which is 28.40% higher than the $89.52 million that was traded in the previous session.