Annual US Dollar Remittances to Nigeria Surge to $34 Billion but Forex Woes Persist – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

[ad_1] According to a report, the value of annual dollar remittances by Nigerians working abroad has surged to $34 billion, a figure that easily surpasses the previous record-high of $25 billion. Still, a large portion of the funds doesn’t seem to be entering domestic forex markets. Target Attained Two Years Ahead of Schedule The increase, which has been attributed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s “naira for dollar” incentive scheme, once again highlights the growing importance of diaspora remittances to Africa’s most populated country. As Biodun Adedipe, an economist…

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A Forex Broker Transfers 1,200 BTC Belonging to the Mirror Trading International to a South African Liquidator – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Fresh reports from South Africa suggest that a total of 1,200 bitcoins belonging to the now-defunct Mirror Trading International (MTI) were recently transferred from FX Choice to an appointed liquidator. The reports add the transfer had been sanctioned by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), the country’s financial industry regulator. Confirmation of the Transfer According to a South African media report, the 1,200 BTC had been stuck in MTI’s account with FX Choice since June 2020. Similarly, Bitcoin.com News reported in August 2020, that FX Choice had blocked MTI’s…

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