The growth of the national currency continues in the Ukrainian interbank foreign exchange market. According to Finance.ua, as of 13:55, quotes amounted to 26 hryvnia 68.5–70.5 kopecks per dollar. The National Bank of Ukraine has set the noon reference value of the rate of 26 hryvnia 69 kopecks per dollar, which is 10 kopecks less than the official rate as of May 13.
“Demand is below supply. NBU continues to buy for 26.68 hryvnia, which keeps the dollar from further sinking, “- noted the specialists of the website” Ministry of Finance “. Among the factors that influenced the strengthening of the hryvnia, experts indicated the sale of the dollar by NJSC Naftogaz (this volume was bought by the NBU on May 12 at UAH 26.815) and the sale by the Ministry of Finance of government bonds for 3 and 6 months for UAH 19.4 billion with a yield of 11, 28% per annum.