Dollar in Ukraine fell sharply

On February 16, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the hryvnia:

$ 1 – 26,99 UAH;
1 Euro – 28,49 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,75.

Thus, the dollar, compared to yesterday’s values decreased from 24 kopecks and fell below the psychological mark of 27 UAH/USD.

The Euro fell by 43 kopecks. The Russian ruble once again “recovered” for 4 cents.

We will remind, on February 15, the interbank currency market, the dollar fell by a penny in the purchase and increased by a penny in the sale. Bidding closed quotes 27,05 – of 27.15 UAH/USD. Today’s auction has not started yet.

By the end of this week, predicts senior analyst “Alpari” Vadim Iosub, the dollar in Ukraine may be sold at 27,4 hryvnia.

In General, according to experts, in February the dollar will continue jawarski 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.