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Zelenskiy’s party set to win Sunday vote
KYIV, July 18 - The party of Ukraine's new president looks set to win Sunday's snap parliamentary election, repeating Volodymyr Zelenskiy's shock victory in the April presidential race that has upended politics in the war-scarred nation, Reuters reported. 19:02 | More
Ukraine to overhaul citizenship process in response to Putin’s passport decree
KYIV, July 18 - President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has ordered an overhaul of the process for granting Ukrainian citizenship, in response to a Russian decree expanding the number of Ukrainians who can apply for fast-track Russian passports, Reuters reported. 19:00 | More
Ukrainian central bank cuts rates to 17% as inflation decelerates
KYIV, July 18 – The National Bank of Ukraine has decided from July to lower the refinancing rate to 17% per annum from the level of 17.5% per annum, at which it had been holding it since the end of April. 18:58 | More
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy emphasizes cooperation with investors who are ready to invest in Ukraine is one of the priorities for him and his team. "First and foremost, our priority is real investments in Ukraine. We are very open. We are ready to defend any net and real investment in Ukraine", the Head of State said during a meeting with Principal Standard Group's Chief Executive Officer Peter Fojo and his partner, vice-president and partner of UTG Company Ihor Melnyk. (Photo by Presidential press service.)
Zelenskiy calls on agents to investigate MHP for agriculture subsidies
KIEV, July 18 – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy called on Thursday for anti-corruption bodies to investigate how the country's leading agriculture company MHP SE received substantial subsidies from the state budget, Reuters reported. 18:50 | More
IN FOCUS Zelenskiy, Putin have first phone call
KYIV, July 11 – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had his first phone call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday to discuss on-going conflict in eastern Ukraine and release of prisoners. 11:35 | More
West, Russia clash at UNSC over Ukraine
NEW YORK, July 16 - A United Nations Security Council meeting over Kyiv's move to declare Ukrainian the national language of Ukraine has turned into a war of words between Moscow and the West, RFE/RL reported. 09:49 | 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’s party set to win Sunday vote
Ukraine to overhaul citizenship process in response to Putin’s passport decree
Ukraine says MH-17 missile rebel in jail
BofA Merrill Lynch: Zelenskiy party’s victory is key to quickly form govt
Ukraine, Russia agree to prisoner swap over next month, official says
Danyliuk, on a trip to US, discusses security, energy, finance
Cabinet sets monetary compensation for housing destroyed by war on Donbas
Ukraine, Russia in talks on prisoner swap
Ukraine investigates attack on TV station
Italian court sentences Ukrainian fighter to 24 yrs in jail over death of war photographer
EU mulls EUR 25-mln loan to help Ukraine with digital economy projects
Zelenskiy suggests turning Chornobyl into tourist attraction
Overwhelming majority of Ukrainians trust President Zelenskiy, poll shows
Zelenskiy signs decree to fight smuggling at customs border points
EU to extend sanctions on Russia for another12 month, Zelenskiy says
Donbas blockade may be lifted if local businesses return to Ukrainian jurisdiction
Ukraine seeks closer integration with EU, Zelenskiy suggests
Ukraine, EU sign five reform measure financing agreements
EU leaders pledge support to Ukraine
70% of Ukrainians back joining European Union, poll finds
Groysman calls for balanced 2020 budget, full social payments
Zelenskiy’s plan to move offices to Ukrainian House to cost UAH 300-mln
Zelenskiy wants Trump, Putin to join talks
Ukrainian central bank cuts rates to 17% as inflation decelerates
Zelenskiy calls on agents to investigate MHP for agriculture subsidies
NBU expects $2-bln from IMF, $1-bln from Eurobond issue in Q4 2019
Ukraine imposes duty on pipeline imports of Russian diesel, LPG
NBU improves forex reserves forecast to $21.7-bln by end-year
Odessa Port-Side Plant struggles to resume operation after 1-yr stoppage
Gazprom boosts 25% natural gas supplies via Ukraine to Europe on pipeline work
Ukrainian businesses expect inflation to slow down, hryvnia to hold steady
Energoatom says may increase power supplies to large manufacturers
NBU may cut interest rates in July by 50 points to 17%
Turboatom replaces Russian firm as key supplier to Energoatom
Naftogaz’s $1-bln Eurobond deal to help accumulate enough gas for winter
Amsterdam court seeks more info in dispute over Scythian gold artifacts
Wizz Air cancels some Kyiv flights over aircraft delivery delay
Ukraine's foreign trade deficit up 27.4% to $2.63-mln in January-May
U.S. Department of Commerce canceled steel pipe agreement with Interpipe
Naftogaz pays UAH 58.6-bln in dividends to govt after Eurobond issue
Ukraine’s Energoatom power generation up 6.5% in January-June
Naftogaz raises about $1-bln from selling two issues of Eurobonds
Ukraine’s shadow economy shrinks to lowest level since 2009
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  19.07.2019 prev
USD 26.03 25.86
RUR 0.414 0.411
EUR 29.20 29.00

Stock Market
  18.07.2019 prev
PFTS 547.6 539.1
source: PFTS


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