NBU came on the interbank market to save the falling hryvnia

Non-cash dollar rate rose by 22 to 26 cents on the interbank currency market of Ukraine. So, as of 11:00 auction was held with the following quotes:

the US dollar 27,48/27,6 UAH;
Euro 28,9/29 UAH;
the Russian ruble 0,458/UAH 0,46.

The dollar during trading:

According to bankers, the market demand exceeds the supply and this puts pressure on the exchange rate.

At the same time, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) announced the auction for the sale of foreign currency in the amount of up to $ 100 million.

NBU Deputy Oleg Churiy explained that after the new year the dollar on midence were volatile due to the limited supply of foreign exchange.

The national Bank napominaut that the volume of international reserves at the beginning of January totaled 15.5 billion dollars, which is sufficient for the sale of foreign currency in the course of the intervention, and to perform the obligations of the government and the NBU.

From the beginning of 2017 the national Bank sold at auctions for 14.6 million dollars to prevent excessive fluctuations in the exchange rate of the hryvnia.

We will remind, the official hryvnia exchange rate NBU has risen today – a regulator has established such rates of major foreign currencies:

USD 1 – UAH 27, and 25;
1 Euro – 29,1 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,58.

Experts predict that in January the rate of cash dollar can climb to 28.5 UAH. During the year, experts say, the exchange rate will fluctuate around 30 UAH.