Ukrainian banks post lower profits over quarantine – NBU The decrease was due to the deduction to reserves, as well as lower demand for banking services, which led to a drop in fee and commission incomes.
14:00, 06 August 2020
Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 27.70 to U.S. dollar on Aug 6 The official forex rate against the euro for Thursday is fixed at UAH 32.90 per euro.
11:55, 06 August 2020
National Bank downgrades unemployment outlook For 2021, the NBU forecasts unemployment at 9%.
18:20, 31 July 2020
Ukraine's Central Bank revises downwards GDP forecast for 2020 The Central Bank says a positive fiscal impulse will be formed in 2020 to counter the negative consequences of the crisis.
15:59, 31 July 2020
Ukraine's new chief banker: IMF remains key partner Shevchenko assures the IMF representatives that he respects the NBU's independence.
01:15, 23 July 2020
NBU must press forward with cutting key policy rate – Shevchenko Shevchenko said the NBU must also assist banks in balancing their portfolios.
20:45, 20 July 2020
Ukraine's parliament backs appointment of Kyrylo Shevchenko as NBU governor Some 332 lawmakers voted for the decision.
11:35, 16 July 2020
IMF names conditions of cooperation with Ukraine after chief banker's exit The Central Bank should remain independent.
03:55, 10 July 2020
First deputy NBU governor Rozhkova assuming duties of acting chief until new leader appointed She says Smolii's replacement at top post should be an independent technocrat.
21:30, 03 July 2020
IMF urges Ukraine to keep central bank independent as governor's exit rattles market – media Smolii's resignation, if accepted by President Volodymyr Zelensky, risks derailing a US$5 billion deal.
12:40, 02 July 2020
Presidential draft resolution formalizing chief banker's exit registered in parliament Under Ukrainian law, Smolii's resignation must first be accepted by the president and his technical dismissal must be confirmed by parliament.
12:20, 02 July 2020
Ukraine's National Bank may reduce key policy rate to 11% – experts The regulator is expected to announce its next decision on the key rate on Thursday, January 30.
18:30, 27 January 2020
National Bank reveals Ukraine's reserves structure The regulator says such a reserve structure is fully in line with world practice.
15:20, 21 January 2020
National Bank makes record foreign currency purchase in one day at $700 mln The most likely explanation is the currency sale by Naftogaz.
09:25, 27 December 2019
NBU cuts key policy rate to 13.5%, two-year low In October, the National Bank cut the key policy rate to 15.5% per annum for the third time in a row, after lowering it in September and July.
15:20, 12 December 2019
Ukraine's central bank lowers key policy rate again The last time the rate was lowered in September 2019.
15:25, 24 October 2019
Dollar purchases by Ukraine's central bank still exceed sales in 2019 Last week the NBU bought US$31 million on the interbank market.
16:25, 21 October 2019
Dollar rate against hryvnia reachest lowest point in almost three years The last time dollar cost UAH 25.2 was recorded in Aug 2016.
11:05, 30 July 2019
NBU must apply caution as it eases its monetary policy – monetary policy committee Most of the MPC members recommended the NBU board lower the rate.
19:29, 29 July 2019