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Financial Market News

16 March, 15:50
National Bank of Ukraine Releases the NBU Strategy
Today the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has released to stakeholders the Strategy of the central bank delineating mid-term goals. "At present we have a strong foundation to develop the financial system. For the last two years Ukrainian banks won back the public confidence. The NBU has a clear vision and program i.e. we will continue to devote our efforts in ensuring price and financial stability, and together with the financial sector foster the economic growth," noted the NBU ... more...
15 March, 15:47
Yakiv Smolii appointed Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine
Following a submission on 21st December 2017 by the President of Ukraine - Petro Poroshenko, the Verkhovna Rada has appointed Yakiv Smolii to the post of Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine. The relevant Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine decision No 7501 was voted in by 247 Members of Parliament. Yakiv Smolii becomes the tenth Governor of the National Bank in the history of independent Ukraine. He has served as Acting Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine since 11 ... more...
14 March, 15:41
National Bank of Ukraine Presented New Circulating Coins
The National Bank of Ukraine in line with the policy on optimization of cash circulation in Ukraine has presented new circulating coins of UAH 1, 2, 5 and 10 denomination. These coins will in time replace the respective banknotes in circulation. New circulating coins will be introduced step-by-step: -         first step – on 27 April 2018 coins of UAH 1 and 2 denomination will be introduced into circulation.-         ... more...
12 March, 15:34
NBU Comments on Inflation in February 2018
In February 2018, headline inflation decelerated slightly to 14.0% yoy from 14.1% yoy in January. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.9% mom. Those are the data published by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Year-on-year, actual inflation has remained somewhat above the NBU’s forecast published in the January 2018 Inflation Report. This primarily reflected a higher-than-expected increase in prices for raw foods and fuels. Overall, the current dynamics ... more...
06 March, 15:30
International Reserves of Ukraine Account for USD 18.4 Billion
According to preliminary data, as of 1 March 2018, Ukraine's international reserves were practically the same as in February i.e. the equivalent of USD 18,409.8 million. International reserves in February were primarily replenished on the account of FX market interventions. An inflow of foreign capital, together with an increase in exporters’ foreign exchange earnings against the backdrop of a favorable global environment had a positive effect on interbank foreign currency supply. Thus, ... more...
01 March, 13:31
NBU Raises the Key Policy Rate to 17% Per Annum
The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine has decided to hike its key policy rate to 17% per annum, effective from 2 March 2018. The fourth consecutive increase in the key police rate is reasonable as inflation risks do not tend to subside. The hike is aimed at lowering headline inflation to meet the target over the medium term. In January 2018, headline inflation accelerated to 14.1% yoy, exceeding the NBU forecast published in the January Inflation Report. According to preliminary ... more...
01 March, 13:29
USAID, the National Bank of Ukraine, and the Independent Association of Banks of Ukraine Challenge FinTech Industry to Develop Technology for Benefit of Ukrainian Users of Financial Services
The USAID Financial Sector Transformation Project, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and the Independent Association of Banks of Ukraine (NABU) announced a UAH 1.5 million FinTech Challenge to support financial inclusion in Ukraine. As Ukraine’s financial sector transitions to a digital future, it is imperative that Ukraine’s citizens become more financially literate, better protected from fraud and abuse, and more comfortable with digital products. The Challenge is for developers and ... more...
21 February, 15:27
In 2017 Banks Restored Household Lending and Reduced the Share of Non-Performing Loans: Banking Sector Review
In 2017, the banking sector improved, i.e. after more than a three-year crisis almost all key banking indicators showed a positive trend. Banks enhanced household lending and were issuing new business loans according to the sixth quarterly Banking Sector Review released by the National Bank of Ukraine. In 2017, household lending increased substantially, i.e. net hryvnia loans increased by 42% PrivatBank and private banks accounted for the highest lending rates. ... more...
20 February, 15:24
NBU Expands Scope Of Data About Banks For Disclosures
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) continues implementing measures aimed at enhancing transparency of the banking system. To this end, the NBU has made a decision to expand the scope of data on financial standing of banks and their compliance with prudential requirements that will be subject to disclosure on the NBU’s website and websites of commercial banks. Starting from March, the NBU will launch monthly publications of values of economic (prudential) ratios and regulatory capital ... more...
14 February, 14:48
NBU Deputy Governor Oleg Churiy Comments on the FX Market
Strengthened hryvnia exchange rate observed in the last few weeks confirms that adverse seasonal factors dominating through December to January and contributing to temporary depreciation of hryvnia have been replaced by more favorable factors resulting since the end of January in an increased FX supply from customers alongside a decreased FX demand on the interbank market. First, FX inflows advanced from non-residents that take part in auctions held by the Ministry of Finance of domestic ... more...
Materials of the Conference FUTURE OF THE AUDIT PROFESSION INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE AND PATH OF UKRAINE that Took Place in Kyiv on September 29, 2017
Video News
Timur Khromaev, NSSMC Chairman, in Financial Week TV Program
Reforms in the field of accounting and auditing in Ukraine (in Ukrainian)
First Professional Forum of Auditors "European Future of Auditing Services"
FINREP II: Pilot project for mapping IFRS taxonomies
Reform of the Audit Profession in Ukraine
Pension Reform in Ukraine
The Financial Times: Vadim Khramov on Ukraine (Bank of America Merrill Lynch)
UT Interview: Should Ukraine's Donbas region obtain special status?
Financial Week Interview with Timur Khromaiev, Chairman of the Securities Commission of Ukraine
Video News Archive
Materials of the Conference about Reforms in the Field of Accounting and Auditing in Ukraine that Took Place in Kyiv on April 13, 2016