KIEV, March 14 Ukraine left its main interest
rate unchanged at 18 percent on Thursday to help bring inflation
down to its target level, the central bank said, at the last
monetary policy meeting before a presidential election on March
KIEV Ukraine's central bank is expected to leave its key interest rate unchanged next week to safeguard financial stability before an unpredictable presidential election, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Wednesday.
KIEV Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed fresh legislation on Thursday aimed at fighting corruption, after the constitutional court threw out a previous anti-graft law, raising concerns that the country was backtracking on the issue.
SKRYHALIVKA, Ukraine Ukrainian pensioner Nadiya Ignatiy says she has had the plum and cherry trees in her garden cut down for firewood since the government raised gas prices late last year.
SKRYHALIVKA, Ukraine, Feb 28 Ukrainian pensioner
Nadiya Ignatiy says she has had the plum and cherry trees in her
garden cut down for firewood since the government raised gas
prices late last year.
KIEV A close associate of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stepped aside from a senior government role on Tuesday pending a corruption investigation involving his son a month before the incumbent faces a tough battle for re-election.
KIEV, Jan 31 Ukraine's central bank kept its
main interest rate at 18 percent on Thursday, saying the pause
in monetary easing was aimed at bringing inflation down to a
target level of 5 percent early next year.
KIEV Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko, whose popularity has plunged over rampant corruption and sliding living standards, launched his uphill fight for re-election on Tuesday, promising to steer his country towards the West and join the EU.
KIEV, Jan 17 PrivatBank expects an appeal in its
case against its former owners to be heard in a London court in
2019, part of an effort by Ukraine's largest bank to recover $2
billion it says was lost to fraud, the head of its supervisory
board said on Thursday.
KIEV Loans from the International Monetary Fund will help Ukraine maintain growth and price stability although overall economic performance will weaken due to expected political upheaval in this year's elections, a Reuters monthly poll showed on Tuesday.