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Ukraine reports record jump in COVID cases
KYIV, Aug 13 - Ukraine recorded a record daily jump of 1,592 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, Reuters reported Thursday citing the National Security and Defense Council. 22:22 | More
Swedens Embracer buys Ukrainian video gaming company for $45-mln
KYIV, Aug 13 Swedish Embracer Group AB Holding ("Embracer"), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Saber Interactive, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Kyiv/Malta-based 4A Games Limited ("4A Games") famous for Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light, Metro Exodus games. 22:18 | More
Cabinet transfers 200 state properties to SPF for privatization
KYIV, Aug 13 The Cabinet of Ministers has transferred almost 200 state property objects to the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF), which will allow starting the process of their privatization. 22:12 | More
President of the Swiss Confederation Simonetta Sommaruga sent a letter thanking President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy for taking her to Donbas. In her letter, the President of Switzerland express her gratitude for the warm welcome in Kyiv, for the trust and for the joint visit to the line of contact. (Photo by Presidential press service.)
Cabinet approves program to reform alcohol industry in 2020-2023
KYIV, Aug 13 The Cabinet of Ministers on Wednesday approved the program for reforming and developing the alcohol industry in 2020-2023. 22:11 | More
IN FOCUS U.S. accuses Kolomoisky of money laundering
WASHINGTON, Aug 6 - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday accused wealthy Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky of stealing billions of dollars from a bank he once owned, then using a vast array of companies to launder that money in the United States and all over the world, The Washington Post reported. 14:25 | More
Zelenskiy is under fire for Kolomoiskiy probe
KYIV, Aug 11 President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday has come under fire from his main domestic political rival for his alleged connection to a wealthy businessman Ihor Kolomoiskiy who is under active investigation by U.S. Justice Department. 22:02 | 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

NBU may raise refinancing rate in October due to rising inflation
Ukraine reports record jump in COVID cases
EU to impose sanctions against Belarus
EU mulls to provide EUR 3-bln in coronavirus assistance to neighbors
Ukraine suspends entry/exit points to Crimea amid COVID-19 outbreak
Ukraine begins daily coronavirus meetings as cases accelerate
Iran refuses to compensate for downed Boeing
Ukraine to close checkpoints of entry, exit to Crimea, Sevastopol: minister
Ukraine vows to stay out of US politics
Khmelnytsky, Chernihiv coronavirus outbreak accelerates, KSE warns
Ukraine, Moldova agree to work harder to resolve mutual issues
Zelenskiy asks Belarus to hand over suspects
Ukraine works on major economic program to rebuild Donbas
Man arrested after hostage crisis in Kyiv
Agriculture to be least affected by lockdown restrictions, NBU says
Ukraine seeks extradition of mercenaries
Ukraine sees death toll from coronavirus outbreak doubling to 4,000
Ukraine still barred from EU travel list amid coronavirus concerns
Ukraines economy contracted 11% on year in Q2, NBU reports
Kyiv court rules in favor of Oshchadbank in case with Sberbank of Russia
Ostchem Retail signs deals with six Ukrainian banks on lending
Kyivstar, 1+1 media see 35% increase in activity in Kyivstar TV platform
Swedens Embracer buys Ukrainian video gaming company for $45-mln
Cabinet transfers 200 state properties to SPF for privatization
Cabinet approves program to reform alcohol industry in 2020-2023
Ukrainian DCH group to buy 25% in Motor Sich from Chinese investors
Ukraine ready to start privatization of alcohol conglomerate Ukrspyrt
Ukrainians should buy homes on loans at 10% interest: Zelenskiy
Ukraine reduces output of coke 6% on year in January-July
Ukrbud investigated for radioactive waste storage construction project
Ukraines Q3 business confidence index improves 10.6 points from Q2
Ukraine seen exporting 17.2-mln mt of wheat in 2020/2021
Ukraine, S Arabia discuss mutual investments, trade, travel
Ukraines economy to shrink 6% on year in 2020 amid COVID-19
Ukraines consumer prices drop 0.6% in July after growing 0.2% in June
DCH sees no reason for Ukraine to reject Chinese bid for Motor Sich
Currencies (in hryvnias)
  14.08.2020 prev
USD 27.41 27.53
RUR 0.372 0.375
EUR 32.42 32.56

Stock Market
  13.08.2020 prev
PFTS 500.1 500.1
source: PFTS


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