The National Bank of Ukraine on Friday evening lowered the official hryvnia exchange rate by nine kopiykas, bringing the national currency to UAH 25.26 to the dollar.
The Central Bank set the following official exchange rates of the hryvnia against leading foreign currencies for August 22:
$100 costs UAH 2,526.2440 (on August 19, it was UAH 2,517.0910);
EUR 100 costs UAH 2,861.2240 (on August 19, it was UAH 2,849.5987);
10 RUB costs UAH 3.9510 (on August 19, it was UAH 3.9609).
On Friday, August 19, hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market by the close of trade settled at UAH 25.27/25.31 to the dollar.
Hryvnia quotes against the euro settled at UAH 28.6100/28.6640, while those against the Russian ruble settled at UAH 0.3940/0.3960.
According to the National Bank of Ukraine, the weighted average exchange rate of the hryvnia as of 16:00 was UAH 25.2629 to the dollar, with 533 deals concluded by this time worth a total of $304.1 million.