Ukraine's monetary base shrinks by 1.5 % in Sept


Ukraine's monetary base decreased by 1.5% in September 2017, to UAH 373.4 billion, or US$14 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) website.

The monetary base has shrunk by 2.1% since the beginning of the year, the report said.

According to the data provided, the money supply grew by 1.7% in September, and it has expanded by 1.9% since the beginning of the year, to UAH 1.123 trillion, or $42.2 billion.

Ukraine's central bank, Finance Ministry swap about $8.3 bln in old bonds for new securitiesAs UNIAN reported earlier, the country's monetary base shrank by 0.1%, in August 2017, to UAH 379.009 billion ($14.3 billion), while the money supply shrank by 1%, to UAH 1.104 trillion ($41.5 billion).

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