New Dollar-Trading Window Sends Nigerian Stocks Surging: Chart

(Bloomberg) -- Nigeria’s stocks are surging thanks to a new platform that allows investors to buy and sell dollars more easily. The window, which opened on April 24, is easing a scarcity of foreign exchange in Africa’s biggest economy, officials say. The nation’s equities rose more than 7 percent last week, the most globally, as investors put money into a New York-listed exchange-traded fund that tracks Nigerian stocks for the first time since March.

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