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    Ukrzaliznytsya website hacked on order from Russia – Infrastructure Minister
    Dec15

    Ukrzaliznytsya website hacked on order from Russia – Infrastructure Minister

    Today`s ddos-attack on a data network of Ukrzaliznytsia was performed by Ukrainian hackers on the order of an unidentified person from St. Petersburg, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan wrote on Facebook. He said that the attack on the cargo database was carried out as a diversionary tactic. ”Reliable sources in law...

    Ukraine`s largest bank hits back at nationalization reports – Reuters
    Dec15

    Ukraine`s largest bank hits back at nationalization reports – Reuters

    Ukraine`s largest lender, PrivatBank, said on Wednesday that reports it will be nationalized were attempts to create panic and destabilize the political situation in the country, according to Reuters. Local media has speculated that PrivatBank, which is part-owned by billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky, could be privatized if it does not meet a year-end...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 26.30 to dollar on interbank market
    Dec15

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 26.30 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Thursday strengthened to UAH 26.26/26.30 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent. Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 27.5756/27.6150, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    EU to extend Russian sanctions, ready for deal-oriented relations with U.S. – Mogherini
    Dec15

    EU to extend Russian sanctions, ready for deal-oriented relations with U.S. – Mogherini

    High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini says the EU is prepared for a ”more deal-oriented relationship” with the United States after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office, but EU sanctions against Russia will be linked to peace implementation in eastern Ukraine, according to...

    Ukraine sees 2.9% rise in farm produce output in January-November
    Dec15

    Ukraine sees 2.9% rise in farm produce output in January-November

    Ukraine saw a 2.9% rise in farm produce output in January-November 2016 compared to the same period of 2015, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Agri-businesses alone boosted output by 4%, while households increased farm produce output by 1.6% in the 11 months, year-over-year. Crop production over the period under review rose by...

    U.S. Federal Reserve  raises key interest rate, citing strengthening economy
    Dec15

    U.S. Federal Reserve raises key interest rate, citing strengthening economy

    Citing the steady growth of the American economy, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it would increase its benchmark interest rate for just the second time since the 2008 financial crisis, according to The New York Times. The widely expected decision moves the Fed`s benchmark rate to a range between 0.5% and 0.75%, still a very low level by...

    Ukraine’s Energoatom has its 2016 financial plan approved by year-end
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s Energoatom has its 2016 financial plan approved by year-end

    Ukraine`s Cabinet of Ministers on December 14 approved a financial plan of national nuclear power generation holding Energoatom for 2016, which sets power generation at 74.2 billion kWh as a target. Under the plan, total tax payments to the budgets of all levels are set at UAH 8 billion by the end of the year, the Ukrainian Energy and Coal...

    National Bank of Ukraine cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.30 to dollar
    Dec15

    National Bank of Ukraine cuts official exchange rate to UAH 26.30 to dollar

    The National Bank of Ukraine on Wednesday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by 20 kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 26.30 to the dollar. The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for December 15: $100 costs UAH 2,630.7416 (on December 14, it was UAH...

    Oil prices stabilize after Fed hike as tighter market looms
    Dec15

    Oil prices stabilize after Fed hike as tighter market looms

    Oil prices stabilized on Thursday as a tighter market looms in 2017 due to planned output cuts led by OPEC and Russia, after sharp declines earlier following Wednesday`s U.S. interest rate increase that drove investors out of commodities, according to Reuters. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $54.02 a barrel at 0428 GMT, up...

    National Bank of Ukraine names conditions for forex restrictions revision
    Dec15

    National Bank of Ukraine names conditions for forex restrictions revision

    The National Bank of Ukraine will revise market limitations earlier established in order to stabilize the national currency given the favorable conditions, NBU Governor Valeria Gontareva said at a Kyiv conference Wednesday. ”We really want to lift the restrictions, but let`s create the conditions, attract investments. [Let`s] complete at least...

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