The situation with a dollar rate which grew practically all last week, today extremely became aggravated. In one of numerous banks it is impossible to buy cash dollar today - at least, at that course which is declared officially. The Privatbank here doesn't sell week currency in general, in other commercial banks dollar or also don't sell, or sell, but at the rate which is much higher than the officially declared.
As for numerous exchange offices, in some of them it is possible to acquire the American currency - but at the rate of 7,25 and even above. Speculators in foreign currency became more active also. In the Central market and "Ear" speculators in foreign currency without problems accepted today dollar on 6,40-6,50. The course of sale in the black market reached today 7,50 UAH for one dollar.
The highest euro exchange rate which managed to be recorded in Nikolaev: purchase - 7,80, sale - 9.00.