The national Bank of Ukraine plans to change the scheme of calculation of the official hryvnia rate

The national Bank of Ukraine plans to change the approach to the calculation of the official rate of hryvnia to the U.S. dollar. This was January 19, reported the press service of the regulator.

The financial institution said that now the official rate is calculated as a weighted average of all interbank transactions for the day according to the own software complex of the NBU, «Valkla».

Now the Bank wants to use for calculations, information from commercial information systems Bloomberg and Reuters, cutting deals with «extreme settings».

According to the Director of the Department of public markets, the NBU Serhiy Ponomarenko, by eliminating the mandatory registration of transactions in the system «Valkla» to reduce the burden on banks in reporting.

The national Bank also wants to implement currency intervention, using the for transactions new functionality Matching. It needs to provide in the interbank market continued availability of fixed fees for buying and selling foreign exchange and quick transactions at the best exchange rate parameters, noted in the NBU.

For the liberalization of the foreign exchange market, the regulator may allow repatriation of dividends for 2017 and to consider further relaxing restrictions on early repayment of loans.

The state budget of Ukraine to 2018 is developed, based on the average annual hryvnia exchange rate to 29.3 UAH/$. While 88.5 per cent of respondents NBU Ukrainian businessmen expect the weakening of the national currency.

On January 19, the national Bank set the official exchange rates at the level 28,78 UAH/$.




The national Bank of Ukraine plans to change the scheme of calculation of the official hryvnia rate 20.01.2018

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