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Court rules Russia must release sailors
KYIV, May 24 - Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled, CNN reported. 09:19 | More
World Bank sees Ukraine’s 2019 budget deficit at 2.3% of GDP
KYIV, May 24 – The deficit of Ukraine's budget would be 2.3% of GDP in 2019, according to the World Bank's Ukraine Economic Update published on Thursday. 09:18 | More
IMF to wait until after parliamentary elections to decide on loan
KYIV, May 24 – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is waiting for the parliamentary election and the formation of the new government in Ukraine to discuss further cooperation, the IMF mission is holding constructive discussion in Kyiv on the recent developments and economic policies, Director of the IMF Communications Department Gerry Rice said. 09:17 | More
On May 20, during the solemn session of the Verkhovna Rada in Kyiv, newly elected President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was sworn in as Head of State. With his hand on the Constitution of Ukraine and Peresopnytske Gospel, Volodymyr Zelensky took the oath of office. (Photo by Presidential press service.)
No monetary tightening needed in Ukraine, NBU chief says
KYIV, May 24 – The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) does not see grounds for tightening of monetary policy in relation to the dissolution of Parliament and the possible resignation of the government, NBU governor Yakiv Smolii said. 09:16 | More
IN FOCUS Lawmakers reject Zelenskiy’s election law
KYIV, May 22 - Ukrainian lawmakers on Wednesday turned down the new president's proposal to amend the election law in a blow to his hopes to get more of his supporters into parliament, AP reported. 10:04 | More
Zelenskiy facing criticism from lawmakers
KYIV, May 23 - President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is facing sharp criticism after just two days in power, over his efforts to dissolve parliament and revamp electoral law and his appointment of a top aide with close ties to a scandal-plagued oligarch, The Irish Times reported. 10:10 | More
Threats persist from Chernobyl and Fukusima, Greenpeace reports

The forest areas around Ukraine's Chernobyl and Japan's Fukusima remain sources of radiation and carry a potential threat to the health of local residents, Greenpeace said.More

Consumer inflation slowing faster than expected, NBU reports

The actual slow of consumer inflation in February in annual terms is quicker than the inflation-slowing trajectory to 12% as of late 2016 projected by the National Bank of Ukraine, the regulator has reported on its website.More

ING analysts forecast 2016 GDP decline, citing political risks

Analysts from ING Bank have confirmed the forecast of a decline in real gross domestic product in 2016 by 1%, pointing to a predominance of political risks in the economy.More

NBU: Hryvnia slide caused by temporary and fundamental factors

The decrease of the hryvnia exchange rate on the interbank currency market continue being caused by both temporary and fundamental market factors that result in the reduction of supply of foreign currency, Deputy National Bank of Ukraine Governor Oleh Churiy said.More

Zelenskiy touts "country in a smartphone" concept for Ukraine governance
U.S. Senate suggests increasing to $300-mln assistance to Ukraine
Presidential administration to undergo reforms, Zelenskiy’s aide says
Most of Ukrainians trust Zelenskiy, armed force, poll finds
Court rules Russia must release sailors
IMF to wait until after parliamentary elections to decide on loan
No monetary tightening needed in Ukraine, NBU chief says
NBU expects Ukraine to borrow $2-bln from IMF in 2019-2020
EU launches EU4Digital supporting digital economy in Ukraine
More than 70% of Ukrainians support dismissal of Parliament
Zelenskiy’s party leads in opinion poll ahead of parliamentary election
Groysman's resignation ‘won’t make anyone cry,’ Zelenskiy’s aide says
IMF refutes reports that it ends fact-finding mission early
Analysts see no hryvnia volatility after Parliament dismissal
Ukraine to maintain stability in short-term even without IMF loan
Zelenskiy reports 413 sq m Italian villa in ownership
Zelenskiy mulls referendum on peace plan
EU to support Ukraine’s reforms, Commission’s Vice President Sefcovic
Groysman says will resign May 22, to lead group for election
U.S., Ukraine discuss options for better regional energy security
EIB issues EUR 200-mln loan to Ukraine to help rebuild eastern parts
World Bank sees Ukraine’s 2019 budget deficit at 2.3% of GDP
Columbia interested in Ukraine's cybersecurity technology
Ukraine, Georgia seek EU’s support for shipping services in Black Sea
Yaroslavsky's DCH plans to build A business center in Kyiv
Visa Inc. launches FastLine priority boarding service in Boryspil
Cabinet OK’s separation of gas pipelines by ownership unbundling model
EU expects free roaming agreement for Ukraine, others in 2020
Investors criticize Zelenskiy’s first appointments: EBA president
World Bank affirms Ukraine’s 2019 GDP growth forecast at 2.7%
Ukraine doesn’t need to raise household gas prices soon
Goldman Sachs says hryvnia likely to strengthen on positive political news
EBRD senior official not sure on Ukraine’s wholesale power market
Ukraine may sell arms to Latin America as Russia comes under sanctions
Ukrainian coking plants reduce output of coke by 3% on year n Jan-Apr
Ukrtransgaz signs storage deals with 23 foreign gas traders
Naftogaz to increase 50% output of liquefied petroleum gas
Ukrtransnafta to sign new 10-yr oil transit contract with Transneft
Privat Bank is unlikely to be returned to private ownership: analyst
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  24.05.2019 prev
USD 26.34 26.30
RUR 0.408 0.408
EUR 29.34 29.38

Stock Market
  23.05.2019 prev
PFTS 574.1 573.5
source: PFTS


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