Yesterday, Pulse Money reported that the Central Bank Of Nigeria had finally succumbed to pressure and decided to float the Naira, with support from the president.
The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, made the announcement at a press briefing in the nation's capital yesterday, saying that the new policy is aimed at stabilizing the forex market and erasing artificial demand.
Following news of the new CBN forex policy direction, the market index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rose to an unprecedented two-week high, as the premise of certainty in the forex market seemed to boost investor confidence.
In the meantime, mixed reactions have trailed the announcement, with many applauding the new policy, and many others wary of the resultant effects it could have on the average Nigerian.
The apex bank is expected to release the full details of the forex policy tomorrow Friday, June 17, 2016. Stay with Pulse Money to keep you updated on the latest information on the CBN's new forex policy and the forex market.