The Euro soared to a record over two and a half years

Today, July 28, the national Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has established such rates of major foreign currencies against the hryvnia:

1 US dollar is 25.9 UAH;
1 Euro of 30.28 UAH;
10 Russian rubles – UAH 4,35.

Thus, the dollar, compared to yesterday’s values, rose by two pennies.

The Euro rose to 14 cents, after falling eight cents. More 30,2 UAH Euro was worth only at the end of February-beginning of March 2015, when he was an historical record of the course (31,41 UAH/EUR).

The Russian ruble is “recovered” on a penny.

Thursday, July 27, the dollar on the interbank foreign exchange market increased by two cents in the purchase and a penny in the sale, the auction ended with quotes 25,9 – of 25.92 UAH/USD. Euro on the interbank market yesterday was traded at the level of 30.3 – 30,33 UAH. Today’s auction has not started yet.


  • Euro gone wild: the causes and prognosis

Under the baseline scenario, Ukraine’s first three-year Budget resolution, in 2017, the average annual hryvnia exchange rate is projected at 27.8 million UAH/USD., in 2018 on the $ 29.3 UAH/USD., in 2019 – 30.5 UAH/USD. and in 2020 – 31 UAH/USD.

The experts at the end of the year give different predictions: in the Razumkov Centre promise a course in the area of 27 hryvnia in the second half, and Concorde Capital assume that at the end of this year the dollar will cost 28,5 hryvnia.

  • For 2015, the hryvnia depreciated by halffor 2016 devalued by 12.9%, and for the first half of 2017 strengthened against the dollar by 4%;
  • 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.