Nigeria central bank injects $210 mln into currency market

ABUJA, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s central bank said on Tuesday it had injected $210 million into the interbank foreign exchange market, as it seeks to boost liquidity and alleviate dollar shortages.

The bank said in a statement it had released $100 million for the wholesale market, $55 million for small businesses and individuals, and $55 million for certain dollar expenses such as school fees and medical bills. (Reporting by Camillus Eboh Writing by Chijioke Ohuocha Editing by Gareth Jones)

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