• 20/02/2024 23:13

NBU reduced foreign currency sales over the week

Net sales of dollars by the National Bank this week decreased to $789.3 million from $891.8 million in the last week of last year. This is evidenced by the regulator's data.

NBU reduced over the week sale of currency

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In the first half of the week, purchases of foreign currency by bank clients grew: from a minimum of $56.52 million on Monday to $202.69 million on Wednesday.

As a result, the NBU on Wednesday weakened the official hryvnia exchange rate by 0.08%, or 3 kopecks, to a new low of 38.1159 UAH/$1.

< p>However, on Thursday, demand weakened slightly, as a result, the exchange rate strengthened by 0.20%, or 7 kopecks, to 38.0412 UAH/$1, and on Friday, the last day of trading, the hryvnia weakened slightly again – by 0.10 %, or 3 kopecks, up to 38.0775 UAH/$.

In general, since Monday, the dollar has risen in price by 0.20%, and since the National Bank switched to the managed flexibility mode, the dollar has become more expensive by 4.13% , or 1 UAH 51 kopecks.

On the cash market on Friday, the dollar immediately rose in price by 1% – to 39.49 UAH/$1, returning to the pre-New Year dynamics after a rebound in the first days of the year.

< p>In general, at the end of December, the NBU’s net sales increased to approximately $3.57 billion from $2.46 billion in November, $3.34 billion in October and $2.69 billion in September.


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