National Bank of Ukraine to introduce administrative measures in currency market


The Bank of Ukraine plans to implement administrative measures in the foreign exchange.

This was announced today by the press service of the regulator, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

The press conference is scheduled for 1 p.m.

The bankers have repeatedly noted that suspending the devaluation of the national currency can only be done through additional administrative restrictive measures of the National Bank of Ukraine.

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On Thursday, Feb. 19 the National Bank stated that panic in the foreign exchange market was subsiding with the population actively filling of the banking system with foreign currency, thus contributing to the elimination of negative phenomena arising due to its deficit. Thus, the Bank noted, the situation in the foreign exchange was gradually stabilizing.

But the very next day, on Feb. 20 the dollar rose by 2.20 hryvnia in the interbank market, and the UAH/USD quotes reached record highs - 28.8000/29.7000.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n325833