The dollar exchange rate in Ukraine fell to a record since the beginning of the year

Today, may 25, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the hryvnia:

1 USD – UAH 26,26;
1 Euro of 29.39 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,65.

Thus, the dollar, compared to yesterday’s values have dropped by another four pennies. Thus, the exchange rate broke the record for all the past months of 2017 – so deseve “green” in the last time was December 26, 2016.

The Euro fell another 11 cents after more than a week of rapid growth.

The Russian ruble is “recovered” by a penny.

Wednesday, may 24, the dollar on the interbank currency market of Ukraine fell by two cents in buying and in selling. The auction ended with quotes 26,25 – 26,27 UAH/USD. The Euro traded at 29,37 – of 29.39 UAH. Today’s auction has not started yet.

Experts explain: the main factors of growth of the hryvnia against the dollar – the strengthening of the Euro and the dollar’s decline on world currency markets.

As reported, after the may holidays, Valeriya went to a two-month vacation before the official resignation, and the duties of the head of the national Bank performs her Deputy Jacob Smoliy. According to experts, it can lead to growth of dollar rate to UAH 27.

  • In 2017, the Finance Ministry of Ukraine expects the rate of 27,2 USD per dollar. 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.