29 May 2015 Market Reviews
Investments in 1Q; labor market in April
Fixed investments in 1Q15 dropped 14.8% YoY, excluding Crimea and the occupied enclaves of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts. Of the 25 regional units of the country, which consists of 24 oblasts and th ...
28 May 2015 Market Reviews
UAH regains some ground under NBU guidance
According to Interfax-Ukraine, the NBU intervened yesterday, buying dollars at 21/USD and selling at 23/USD. At the close, the hryvnia's weighted-average rate increased 1.78% to 21.0413/USD, while Blo ...
27 May 2015 Market Reviews
Ukraine issues new US-backed bond
The new US-backed bond issue announced a month ago, following guarantee agreements signed earlier this month, was completed yesterday at a 32bp spread to the benchmark at a 1.847% yield. Last year, Uk ...
26 May 2015 Market Reviews
Metinvest’s key coke plant suspends production
Metinvest announced last Sunday that its key coke-making plant, Avdiivka Coke, suspended operations after an intense artillery attack on Saturday. All four high-voltage lines supplying electricity to ...
25 May 2015 Market Reviews
Broader banking sector liquidity declined a mere UAH0.25bn to UAH59.66bn last Friday as banks’ correspondent accounts with the NBU fell UAH0.47bn to UAH24.30bn while CDs outstanding rose UAH0.22bn to ...
22 May 2015 Market Reviews
Liquidity declines and is reallocated
Banks' correspondent accounts with the NBU rose UAH2.48bn to UAH24.77bn yesterday, but this increase was supported by cash-flows from CD redemptions (as CDs outstanding declined UAH2.26bn to UAH30.81b ...
20 May 2015 Market Reviews
Cabinet of Ministers granted new rights
Yesterday, in an unprecedented move, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a new law that permits the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers to impose a moratorium on US$20.24bn of debt principal that is scheduled ...
19 May 2015 Market Reviews
Loan Guarantee Agreement signed
Yesterday, along with US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt and Director of the USAID Mission Jed Barton, the MoF reported that Ukraine’s Minister of Finance Natalie Jaresko signed the loan agree ...