The National Bank of Ukraine set noon reference rate of 28 hryvnia 37 kopecks per dollar, which is three kopecks more than the official one course on October 16. On the Ukrainian interbank foreign exchange market, where trading opened at 28 hryvnia 33-34.5 kopecks per dollar, as of 12:25, quotes reached 28 hryvnia 36.5-38 kopecks per unit of American currency, according to Finance.ua data. “At the dollar trades, so far the demand exceeds the supply, which is reflected in the quotes,” the experts of the website “Ministry of Finance” note.
Despite the growth last week, the hryvnia is still close to its lowest level this year (28.4 per dollar). About two months ago, on August 17, trading ended at a hryvnia lower – at the level of 27 hryvnia 23.5-25.5 kopecks per unit of American currency.