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Financial Market News

12 December, 15:06
NBU Raises Limit for Investments and Deposits Abroad by Individuals up to EUR 100,000 per annum
Within the  currency liberalization framework, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has doubled the e-limit for some retail FX remittances, including for investment abroad or foreign deposits to EUR 100,000 per annum. This step is prescribed in the road map for currency liberalization and is reasoned considering further improvement of the macroeconomic situation in Ukraine.  The NBU estimates that yet another loosening up will have no substantial impact on the currency market. Since 7 ... more...
06 December, 14:57
Ukraine’s International Reserves Increased by USD 0.5 Billion in November
Preliminary data showed that as of 1 December 2019, Ukraine's international reserves stood at USD 21,931.7 million (in the equivalent). In November, the international reserves grew by 2.5%. International reserves increased primarily on the back of persisting favorable conditions on the FX market. Overall, during the month, international reserves were affected by the following factors:First, the NBU’s FX interbank transactions. Despite significant slowdown of foreign capital ... more...
29 November, 14:54
Minimum LCR of 100% as of 1 December 2019
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reminds that according to the previously released schedule, as of 1 December 2019, the minimum liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) for all currencies and foreign currencies will be increased from 90% to 100%. The minimum level of 100% will be preserved from now on. Please be reminded that Ukrainian banks began calculating LCR on 1 December 2018. At the beginning, the minimum foreign-currency LCR was 50%, and all-currency LCR – 80%. ... more...
29 November, 14:51
NBU and SECO Launch Technical Cooperation Program until 2022
The NBU and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) have signed the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the Implementation of the second phase of the Bilateral Assistance and Capacity Development for Central Banks (BCC) Program (2018–2022), which will be implemented by Geneva-based Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. The Program provides for technical cooperation between the parties until 2022, in particular in the form of expert consultations ... more...
27 November, 14:16
NBU Approves Terms and Conditions of Operation in Ukraine of International Payment System TRANSFAST
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has resolved to approve the terms and conditions of operation in Ukraine of the international payment system TRANSFAST. The respective decision was approved by the NBU’s Committee on Banking Supervision and Regulation and Oversight of Payment Systems on 25 November 2019. TRANSFAST is a global fund transfer system that provides fund transfer services in more than 125 countries (in Asia, Europe, Africa, the United States, Canada, ... more...
27 November, 14:12
Statement by NBU Board
Dear citizens and representatives of the media, the expert and business community, and international organizations! Over the past few weeks, the NBU has been besieged by speculations and slander in the media, paid rallies in front of the NBU building, and even attempt by hired thugs to forcibly invade it. We believe that this pressure on the NBU comes from Ihor Kolomoiskyi, an oligarch and PrivatBank’s former owner who owes the state USD 5.5 billion he siphoned ... more...
26 November, 14:08
NBU Finishes Upgrading Hryvnia Banknote and Coin Denominations
The NBU is finalizing the transition to the updated banknote and coin denominations of the hryvnia. The new banknotes are more secure, better protected from counterfeiting, more convenient for cash payments, and less costly to the state. As part of this modernization, the NBU will put into circulation 5- and 10-hryvnia coins, which will gradually replace paper banknotes. At the same time, the NBU will introduce updated 50- and 200-hryvnia banknotes with improved security features. The new banknotes will be ... more...
06 November, 15:07
Ukraine’s International Reserves Stand at USD 21.4 billion in October
Preliminary data showed that as of 1 November 2019, Ukraine's international reserves stood at USD 21,402.9 million (in the equivalent). In October reserves slightly changed only by 0.2%. The public debt was reimbursed on the account of external financing, as well as foreign exchange interventions of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) and international reserves operations. Overall, during the month, international reserves were affected by the following factors: first, ... more...
01 November, 15:03
Transition to International Standard IBAN is Completed
All Ukrainian banks have fully completed the transition to the international bank account standard IBAN for easy identification of bank accounts and conduct of settlements between them. From now on, Ukrainian bank account numbers will consist of 29 characters and conform to the IBAN standard used in Europe.  Due to fewer payment details, the use of the international standard simplifies the execution of payment documents. The transition to the IBAN standard started ... more...
24 October, 14:21
NBU Cuts Key Policy Rate to 15.5%
The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine has taken a decision to cut its key policy rate to 15.5% per annum effective 25 October 2019. The NBU continues the cycle of monetary policy easing as inflation is firmly declining towards the target of 5%. In September 2019, consumer inflation declined to 7.5% yoy, below the forecast published in the July Inflation Report. Inflation continued to slow in October according to the NBU’s preliminary estimates. The steady disinflation has been driven by a gradual easing ... more...
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First Professional Forum of Auditors "European Future of Auditing Services"
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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 Audit Reform Conferences
Materials of the Conference about Reforms in the Field of Accounting and Auditing in Ukraine that Took Place in Kyiv on April 13, 2016