Tag: external reserves

Nigeria’s external reserves dip below $40bn

At $39.87 billion, traders say Nigeria’s external reserves have crossed the psychological level of $40 billion dollars for the first time this year. Forex Trader at United Bank for Africa (UBA), Nkechi Ezugha joins CNBC Africa for more.

FX intervention takin toll on external reserves: A closer look at Nigeria’s markets

Traders say continued FX intervention by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is taking a toll on the country’s external reserves which is now at $41.77bn from $45bn as at the end of July this year. To discuss this Bankole Odusanya, Head of Fixed Income Trading at UBA joins CNBC Africa for more.