Ugandan cbank seeks to sell forex for third straight day

KAMPALA, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Uganda's central bank said it was in the market to sell an unspecified amount of foreign exchange for the third straight day on Friday, a move which strengthened the shilling slightly in the minutes after the announcement.

The local currency firmed to 2590/2600 at 0610 GMT from 2600/2610 before the announcement, Thomson Reuters data showed.

(Editing by Richard Lough)

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