The NBU almost did not change, the dollar in Ukraine

Today, February 3, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the local currency.

$ 1 from 26.98 UAH;
1 Euro amounted to 29.16 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,49.

Thus, the dollar, compared to yesterday’s values dropped a penny and remains just below the psychological mark of 27 UAH/USD.

The Euro rose by a penny. The Russian ruble is “recovered” by two cents.

Recall, February 2, the interbank currency market the dollar rose a penny. Bidding closed accounting period by 26.96 quotes – 27 UAH. Today’s auction has not started yet.

“The market turmoil was caused by insufficient supply of currency, speculation and high demand. However, the active intervention of the NBU on the interbank market and currency interventions helped to stabilize the situation and resume the work of the exporters returned to the market balance” – explain the current decline of the dollar, analysts Forex club.

According to experts, in February the dollar can continue growth. The rate in the cash market in February, can be 27,5 – 29,5 UAH/USD., at the market clearing – 27 – 28 UAH/USD. experts say. Exceeding these levels, according to analysts, is possible in the event of a force majeure event of economic or political nature. In the case of overcoming the mark of 28 UAH/USD. the rate can be increased up to 29.5 UAH/USD.

  • In 2017, Ukraine’s Finance Ministry expects a rate of 27.2 UAH/USD. The head of the NBU Valeria Gontareva considers budgeted-2017 the dollar is realistic.
  • For 2015 , the hryvnia depreciated by half, and for 2016 , the hryvnia depreciated by 12.9%, entering the TOP 3 of the weakest currencies of the CIS;
  • According to the “big Mac index” , the dollar in Ukraine has to cost a little more than 8 UAH;
  • The historical maximum the official rate of the dollar – 30.01 UAH/USD. – was made in Feb 2015.