The naira devaluation debate has been on in the final one year. Lately, President Muhammadu Buhari stoked the fire when he insisted that devaluation for an import-driven economy like Nigeria’s will be suicidal. His position has not stopped those, especially international investors, who believe that devaluation is the only way out for Nigeria. COLLINS NWEZE writes on the intricacies of devaluation.
Even as the debate continued, a trend in the foreign exchange marketplace began to evolve the Naira weakened further against the Dollar in the foreign exchange market, closing involving N153 to N159 to the dollar. In addition, the Naira declined against the U.S dollar both at the inter-bank and CBN window as demand for the dollar outstripped provide at both markets.
The exchange rate—supported by ample international reserves of the central bank—provides a essential nominal anchor to the economy and has served Iraq well. We encouraged the Central Bank of Iraq to renew its efforts to liberalize gradually the foreign exchange marketplace, further decreasing the spread among the auction and parallel market place prices.
I know that I’ve read that EK charges its personal members way more than AS did, but provided the appealing prices on JL for EK F and AA’s prices for EY F, aren’t the new AS prices for EK F the highest out there by far? Do any other US airlines charge 180K or 200K miles a single-way for an F ticket? Heck, even SQ Suites is 107.5K, and considerably less with their 15% discount.
Reading back more than this article I can see it might be coming across as very unfavorable, (that’s my perception – I may well be incorrect!) but that wasn’t my aim at all. My aim in writing this was to help us all develop our awareness and understanding of the … Read more ...