KIEV Ukraine's central bank kept its key rate <UACBIR=ECI> unchanged at 18 percent on Thursday and said the good progress in loan negotiations with the International Monetary Fund had improved the inflation outlook.
KIEV The Ukrainian subsidiaries of the Russian banks Sberbank and VEB - under sanction, unable to take on new business and legally barred from transferring assets out of Ukraine -- appear to be winding down their operations, the head of Ukraine's central bank said.
KIEV Ukraine will press on with inflation targeting and plans to lift currency restrictions despite entering a period of instability during elections next year, Central Bank Governor Yakiv Smoliy told Reuters on Wednesday.
KIEV, Nov 30 Ukraine on Friday banned Russian
men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced
under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three
Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.
MOSCOW/KIEV Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro Poroshenko warned of the "extremely serious" threat of a land invasion. | Video
Moskau/Kiew Das Vorgehen Russlands gegen ukrainische Schiffe vor der Krim hat scharfe Reaktionen der USA und der Nato ausgelöst.
* NATO, Western nations condemn Russian actions
(Recasts with martial law, Trump comments)
KIEV/LONDON PrivatBank said on Friday it would appeal a London court's decision that it had no jurisdiction in a case pitting Ukraine's largest lender against its two former main shareholders.
KIEV Ukrainian lawmakers passed the 2019 budget early on Friday, a crucial step towards securing the first tranche of a new $3.9 billion IMF aid program and providing financial stability ahead of elections next year.
KIEV, Nov 15 Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr
Groysman expects to get new loans from the International
Monetary Fund as early as December once parliament passes a
budget of stability that refrains from making pre-election
populist moves, he said on Thursday.