30 October 2015 Market Reviews
IMF considers reviewing its rules
The IMF plans to discuss policy changes which could permit financing to countries in default on official loans, Mr. Gerry Rice, Director of the IMF's Communications Department, said yesterday in Washi ...
29 October 2015 Market Reviews
Russia refuses to participate
The Russian Minister of Finance said yesterday that Russia refuses to attend the bondholders' meeting scheduled today regarding the US$3.0bn of bonds issued in 2013 to be recognized as an official loa ...
28 October 2015 Market Reviews
Liquidity begins to decline
Banking sector liquidity started its routine decline at the end of the month, down UAH1.79bn to UAH90.06bn yesterday. Banks' correspondent accounts with the NBU fell UAH3.41bn to UAH23.54bn while tota ...
27 October 2015 Market Reviews
USA could provide new guarantee for Ukraine
The US government might provide a new, third US$1.0bn guaranteed bond for Ukraine sometime over the next few months, US Minister of Trade Penny Pritzker said yesterday in Kyiv. The US Administration o ...
26 October 2015 Market Reviews
Liquidity up slightly
Total CDs outstanding rose UAH1.05bn to UAH65.98bn last Friday to a new record high. At the same time, banks' corresponding accounts with the NBU declined UAH0.74bn to UAH24.84bn and broader banking s ...
23 October 2015 Market Reviews
Banks' liquidity above UAH90bn
Banking sector liquidity rose UAH0.98bn to UAH90.51bn yesterday, a new historic high. Banks' corresponding accounts with the NBU increased UAH1.14bn to UAH25.58bn while total CDs outstanding slid UAH0 ...
22 October 2015 Market Reviews
UAH retreats at the auction into weaker territory
Sellers of US dollars to the NBU visibly increased their quotations and beyond to the NBU's psychological threshold of 22/USD. Yesterday, sellers were testing whether the NBU would weaken the FX rate ...
21 October 2015 Market Reviews
Economy likely stabilized in 3Q15
September's monthly statistics for Ukraine's key sectors-- agriculture, industrial, transport, construction and retail trade--indicated the beginning of a recovery as the composite index (weighted ave ...