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Monetary Policy Decisions

MPC Meeting of August, 2003

  1. Reduction of Minimum Rediscount Rate (MRR) by 150 basis points to 15.0 per cent with effect from August 17, 2003;
  2. Changed the frequency of MPC Meetings from fortnightly to monthly;

MPC Meeting of June, 2003

  1. While a change in the stance of monetary policy was not considered as desirable, the need for greater fiscal prudence was emphasized.

MPC Meeting of April, 2003

  1. No additional policy action was introduced during the month.

MPC Meeting of March, 2003

  1. No new monetary policy action was introduced during the month.
Facts : 1/1/1900
Development Stocks:The first development stock was issued in 1946. Central Bank of Nigeria took the responsiblity of issuing stock at its inception. The Lagos Stock Exchange (now Nigerian Stock Exchange) was set up in 1961 to take over transactions in the stocks.
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