Today, February 23, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the hryvnia:
USD 1 – UAH 26 and 97;
1 Euro of 28.95 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,69.
Thus, the dollar, compared to yesterday’s values decreased by 7 cents and fell below above the psychological mark of 27 UAH/USD.
The Euro fell by 14 kopecks. The Russian ruble once again “recovered” for 2 pennies.
We will remind, on February 22 at the interbank foreign exchange market, the dollar fell to 10 – 11 cents. Bidding closed quotes 26,91 – led light bulbs 26,95 UAH/USD. Today’s auction has not started yet.
Over the past week, the official dollar exchange rate fell from UAH of 27.21 to 27.03, or 0.7%. Weighted average dollar exchange rate on the interbank market during this time decreased by 0.6%. This week, predicts senior analyst “Alpari” Vadim Iosub, the national currency will range from 26.8 to 27 UAH per dollar.
- 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. At the same time 2017-1018 year, according to calculations of the Ministry of economy, the dollar could jump up to 35 UAH;
- 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.