The head of National Bank Valeria Gontareva says about her nomination by the British economist Timothy Ash at best the head of the Central Bank in the world in 2015. She announced this at a meeting with the European business Association in Kiev, the Ukrainski Novini informs.
«Recently, the President said about the award for best banker. Really Tom ash, a famous Explorer, wrote these nominations last year. He put me in the first place, and Nabiullina (head of the Central Bank of Russia) in second place, because the floor too hard,» said Gontareva.
Earlier, the national Bank said that Gontareva has not proposed to participate in the rankings for the best Central Bank Governor.
As previously reported, President Petro Poroshenko during a press conference on 14 January, announced the candidacy of the head of the national Bank Gontareva for the best head of the Central Bank in the world in 2015.
The hryvnia has topped the weekly list of the most devalued currencies, losing about 2% and setting a record in 2016 on the level of 25.7 UAH/USD. About this UNIAN news Agency reports with reference to Bloomberg.
«The hryvnia can lose up to 4.4%, what will be the biggest indicator of the devaluation of the General list of currencies that Bloomberg tracks», — stated in the message of Agency.
The reasons for the decline, according to financiers, is a small supply of hard currency from the national Bank of Ukraine, which aims to keep reserves until you receive the next credit tranche from the International monetary Fund.
As the newspaper notes, the IMF has postponed the decision on the third tranche had been due to stop in the implementation of the tax reform and problems in the budget process.
«And although the Fund is likely to take a positive decision on tranche in February, is unlikely to allow the national Bank of Ukraine to provide adequate assistance to importers who expect currency stability,» writes Bloomberg.
The Agency’s analysts note that since the beginning of the year, Ukraine has not received sufficient export earnings to meet the foreign exchange demand. However, they believe that the current devaluation may be temporary.
«As soon as Ukraine will receive IMF funds, and the market will see from the financial support of the country, the currency must appreciate — to 24 UAH per dollar», — noted in the Agency, referring to Gontareva, who confirms that devaluation is seasonal.
As reported, February 1, quotes the hryvnia to the dollar on the interbank currency market by the close of trading was established at the level of 25.5-25,65 UAH/USD.
Earlier, the head of national Bank Valeria Gontareva said that the regulator sees no reason to strengthen the hryvnia.
Nominated for best Gontareva the head of the Central Bank in the world. The hryvnia has become the most devalued currency 02.02.2016