Zelensky decides on new NBU governor's candidacy The relevant draft decree was published on the parliament's website on July 15.
23:53, 15 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
"Raise inflation, weaken hryvnia": Smolii speaks more of pressure on NBU Smolii says he has been hearing calls for policies that would benefit a particular sector of the economy or exporters.
20:30, 03 July 2020
Ukraine's parliament backs chief banker's exit Smolii signed a letter of resignation on July 1.
16:28, 03 July 2020
Zelensky holds consultations on new NBU governor's candidacy Smolii signed a letter of resignation on July 1, 2020.
11:40, 03 July 2020
EU says NBU chief's resignation "sends a worrying signal" Establishing a strong and independent National Bank has been a fundamental achievement for Ukraine, and remains crucial to the country's future success, the spokesperson said.
09:40, 03 July 2020
Ukraine has sufficient resources to ensure hryvnia stability – finance minister The statement comes following an unexpected resignation of NBU Governor Yakiv Smolii.
21:00, 02 July 2020
Expert names possible candidates for NBU Governor's post (Video) Other potential candidates named by the media are incumbent member of the NBU Board Olena Shcherbakova, Chairman of the NBU Council Bohdan Danylyshyn, and ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
16:10, 02 July 2020
Reuters: Ukraine dollar bonds fall after cbank chief resigns, bond sale cancelled The Finance Ministry said on Thursday it would not proceed with a planned offering of dollar-denominated eurobonds.
13:10, 02 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 President's Office, ruling faction react to chief banker's resignation Smolii signed a letter of resignation on July 1, 2020.
12:10, 02 July 2020
NBU Board comments on Governor Smolii's resignation Smolii signed a letter of resignation on July 1, 2020.
11:55, 02 July 2020
G7 Ambassadors react to chief banker's resignation in Ukraine Smolii signed a letter of resignation on July 1, 2020.
09:50, 02 July 2020
Governor of Ukraine's central bank Smolii files resignation letter over "political pressure" He noted that his resignation seeks "to warn against further attempts to undermine institutional foundations of the central bank in Ukraine."
21:55, 01 July 2020
Ukraine receives US$2.1 bln tranche from IMF – NBU Funds do not come directly from the IMF, but from the member countries.
15:50, 12 June 2020
Money print frenzy aimed at covering gov't spending has always led to disaster – NBU governor Smolii strongly opposes the idea of "turning on a printing press," noting that the vaccine must not be worse than the disease.
19:20, 08 May 2020
Ukraine can't afford any dragging in IMF talks – central bank chief Smolii has stressed that in the face of increasing turbulence in world markets, it is critical to seal a cooperation program with the IMF.
23:45, 13 March 2020
Ukraine determined to continue cooperation with IMF, NBU chief says However, the timing of the first tranche is still difficult to predict.
20:15, 12 March 2020