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How will Nigeria’s 500BPS CRR hike impact banks?

PUBLISHED: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:21:16 GMT

Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) says raising the Cash Reserves Requirement (CRR) of banks to 27.5 per cent will help address monetary-induced inflation while retaining the benefits from the Central Bank’s Loan-to-Deposit Ratio policy. Wale Olusi, Sub-Saharan Macro and Consumer Analyst at United Capital joins CNBC Africa to discuss the impact of this move on Nigeria’s banking sector.


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