Conservative, aggressive and crypto: the best portfolio of the Ministry of Finance in 2023
Six months ago, the editors began a new investment experiment : We formed three investment portfolios and began filling them with stocks and cryptocurrencies. At the beginning of the new year, we are summing up the first results to find out which strategy turned out to be the most successful.
The National Bank for the first time raised the official dollar exchange rate above 38 hryvnia
The National Bank of Ukraine set the official hryvnia exchange rate at 38.0020 UAH/$ on January 1, 2024. Compared to the previous banking day, the NBU reduced the hryvnia exchange rate by 2 kopecks.
Indexation of pensions will take place in March – ShmygalPensions and salaries of teachers and doctors will also be paid on time next year. Indexation will take place in March, as provided by law. Prime Minister Denis Shmygal announced this.
Naiman: What awaits Ukraine in 2024 – dollar exchange rate, GDP, real estate. Europe vs USA vs China (video)
In this video, Alexey Kozyrev talks with Eric Nayman, a Ukrainian economist, co-founder of the HUG'S company, about exchange rates in 2024, NBU currency restrictions, GDP, the economy of Europe, China and the USA and much more.
Dollar over 40 UAH and accelerating inflation: what will happen to the economy, prices and exchange rate in 2024
This year's economic results significantly exceeded preliminary estimates. But forecasts for next year are still moderately optimistic: the economy will grow at a lower rate and price growth will accelerate. Why this will happen, and what indicators investors and bankers expect, says the Ministry of Finance.
Ukraine’s national debt increased over the month by another $4.5 billion
As of November 30, external public and state-guaranteed debt amounted to UAH 3,512.77 billion (68.58% of the total amount), or $96.57 billion. Domestic public and state-guaranteed internal debt as of this date amounted to UAH 1,609.72 billion (31.42%) or $44.25 billion.
The government proposed blocking bank accounts of draft dodgers: is it realistic to do
Late in the evening of December 25, the government sent legislative amendments to parliament on issues of mobilization and military service (bill No. 10378). The document introduces a number of financial restrictions for draft evaders. Among other things, such individuals may lose access to their bank accounts. Let's look at how this norm can be put into practice.
What promotions have banks prepared for the Christmas and New Year holidays
This year, most banks abandoned traditional Christmas and New Year promotions. The Ministry of Finance has collected special proposals that banks have prepared according to our stability rating for Ukrainians “under the Christmas tree-2024”.
The NBU has approved 6 additional criteria for risky foreign exchange transactions
The National Bank requires banks to strengthen foreign exchange controls over their clients’ export-import transactions when it comes to prepayments. Namely: the regulator has expanded the list of its indicators for analyzing and verifying documents (information) on foreign exchange transactions contained in NBU Resolution No. 8 of January 2, 2019.
The government begins to pay funds for destroyed housing
On December 27, 2023, payment of compensation for destroyed housing, damaged or destroyed as a result of Russian aggression begins in Ukraine.
Increasing prices for loans and card servicing: how bankers will react to a tax increase
In early December, the President signed the Law (No. 3474-IX) on increased taxation of banks. Even when discussing the document, financiers said that new tax rules would force them to increase tariffs for banking services and prices for loans. The Ministry of Finance was finding out how real such threats were.
The NBU announced when it will begin to check the implementation of enhanced payment authentication in Ukraine
The National Bank does not plan to conduct inspections of compliance by banks, other financial institutions and Ukrposhta with the requirements of Regulation No. 58 on enhanced authentication in the payment market before May 10, 2024.
Ukraine received $1.34 billion as part of the World Bank project
Ukraine received $1.34 billion as the sixth additional funding under the World Bank project “Supporting Public Expenditures to Ensure Sustainable Public Administration in Ukraine” (PEACE in Ukraine), for partial compensation of Ukrainian state budget expenses not related to security and defense.< /p>
The tax office told who it will come to with audits in 2024
In 2024, tax officials plan to conduct 3,242 scheduled audits of taxpayers.
Bank profits grew 6 times a year
According to the National Bank, the financial result of banks after tax for 11 months of 2023 year amounted to UAH 130.55 billion, including in November – UAH 7.85 billion.