Business news from Ukraine

NBU RAISES PURCHASE OF CURRENCY ON INTERBANK MARKET TO $44 MLN IN LAST WEEK OF JUNE

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) in the period from June 24 to June 27 bought $44 million in the interbank foreign exchange market, which is 8.6% more than a week earlier ($40.5 million).
According to the website of the central bank, $20 million was acquired at the best purchase and sale price (using the matching instrument), $24 million at a single rate (using the matching instrument).
In June, the National Bank bought $322.3 million compared with $203.6 million in May and $299.9 million in April.
In general, since the beginning of this year, the NBU bought $1.639 billion in the interbank market and sold $231.43 million.

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NATIONAL BANK OF UKRAINE CUTS FOREX PURCHASES ON INTERBANK MARKET

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) only purchased foreign currency on the interbank foreign exchange market during the period from June 18 until June 21, 2019 and replenished its forex reserves by $40.5 million as compared with $135.1 million last week. Some $40.5 million was acquired at the best purchase and sale price (using the matching tool), the NBU said on its website.
In total, since the beginning of this year, the NBU has bought $1.595 billion on the interbank market, including $278.3 million in June, and sold $231.43 million there (the central bank did not sell foreign currency in June).

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