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Pakistan doesn't see need to devalue currency, Ismail Says
21 Apr 2018
Pakistan Adviser to the Prime Minister for Finance and Economics Miftah Ismail discusses the outlook for economic growth, the possibility of devaluing the country's currency. and bond sales.
Fmr. risk manager says Bitcoin's value is uncertain
20 Dec 2017
Aaron Brown, a former risk manager at AQR Capital Management, discusses assigning a valuation to bitcoin, bitcoin as a digital payment currency and his outlook for cryptocurrencies.
Will a single currency for ECOWAS succeed?
25 Oct 2017
Joe Femi Dagunro joins CNBC Africa to discuss the intricacies of what a single currency would mean for the West African region.
Nigerian banks and foreign currency loans
7 Sep 2017
According to a report by Ratings Agency Moody's, Nigerian banks stand to gain from moderating their foreign currency lending.
Erdogan claims win in Turkish referendum
17 Apr 2017
The lira jumped as Turkish citizens voted to endow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with vast new executive powers, in a narrow referendum victory that may rekindle interest in 2017’s worst-performing emerging market currency.
Naira extends gains on parallel market
21 Mar 2017
Nigeria's currency, the naira continues to strengthen in the parallel market trading at 445 to the dollar as the central bank continues its intervention in the official foreign exchange market.
Naira rallies against dollar
27 Feb 2017
Nigeria's local currency the naira, rallied to 460 to the dollar last Friday, its highest level in more than 3 months. The currency got a boost from the Central Bank of Nigeria which sold 221 million dollars to 16 banks last week.
Naira nears N503 to dollar as forex scarcity bites harder
13 Feb 2017
Nigeria's local currency, the naira, is now trading at an all- time low of 503 to the US dollar, as the forex scarcity bites harder.
Zimbabwe to print new notes to boost economy
16 Sep 2016
New bank notes are being printed in Zimbabwe to ease a crippling cash shortage. The government hopes the new money will boost the collapsing economy. But there are concerns it will cause even higher hyper-inflation.
South African Rand caught in turmoil of split ANC
30 Aug 2016
Tensions in the African National Congress over a police investigation of South Africa's finance minister are spilling over into the nation's currency and bonds.
Forex reform draws $270m foreign investment in Nigeria
29 Aug 2016
The FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange has confirmed the inflow of $270 million into Nigeria by foreign investors seeking to invest in Nigeria's local currency bonds.