The assets of financial companies in January-September 2021 increased by 4.7% compared to the beginning of the year (UAH 182.13 billion), to UAH 190.704 billion, according to a review of the nonbank financial sector on the website of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) on Tuesday.
According to the report, the growth of assets in July-September 2021 amounted to 6.2% due to the growth in the volume of all types of financial services provided during the quarter, thanks to it, the volume of assets recovered to the highest level of 2019.
The NBU said that the total volume of services provided by financial companies in the third quarter grew by 21.1%, to UAH 281.077 billion, including services for trading foreign exchange valuables by 18.3%, to UAH 75.695 billion, funds transfer by 10.2%, to UAH 127.336 billion.
The volume of loans issued by financial companies in the third quarter rose by 16.6%, to UAH 33.91 billion, including loans to individuals by 5.8%, to UAH 17.18 billion, and loans to legal entities by 30%, to UAH 16.528 billion.
The number of financial companies in Ukraine in the third quarter grew by 1.3%, to 984, while their total equity capital increased 8.2%, to UAH 29.695 billion.