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Tanzanian money (World Atlas)- The Exchange

The Tanzanian shilling is expected to hold steady against the United States dollar in the second quarter of 2019 due to increased inflows of the greenback from tourism,  agriculture exports and demand from corporate to meet the 2018 dividend obligations.

The National Microfinance Bank (NMB) Market Digest said in its report that the second quarter will witness increase of inflows from tourism and agriculture thus bolstering the local unit.

The report stated that with traditional inflows mostly from tourism and agriculture expected to increase by June, the local unit is to hold steady with minimal volatility as the central bank continues its liquidity management efforts to preserve calm market conditions.

Further, according to the report, the local currency ended the quarter strongly after trading weaker during the first two months of the year to appreciate by 2.1 per cent. The quarter opened at Tshs.2,300 per dollar, traded to a high …