The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday ordered banks to publish details of all foreign exchange transactions on the Financial Market Dealers Quote (FMDQ) platform.
Announcing the directive of the CBN in an email to foreign exchange dealers, Managing Director/Chief Executive FMDQ, Mr. Bola Onadele said, “Banks should “update all trades irrespective of the exchange rate.
“The CBN is very interested in credible price formation for the spot foreign-exchange market. It is also imperative for price discovery and liquidity assessment of our market, which are key to activate foreign portfolio investment flows”
The statement directed banks to publish all their “off-line trades” on its trading system “within 30 minutes of execution of such transactions”.