Banks start selling to the population the currency bought at auction from NBU

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On Monday, March 2, the first 12 banks from 185 will be able to sell to the population National Bank currency for repayment of the current credit payments at the rate of 7,82 UAH/$.

The others didn't manage to find money for participation in auction on Friday and to buy for the clients - natural persons $ the 34,53 million sold by National Bank, writes "The businessman - Ukraine".

Representatives of these banks are going to take part in the following auction and to buy currency to clients on a fair rate.

The National Bank carried out on Friday the first auction on currency sale to banks on 7,8 UAH/$ for the subsequent its resale to the population for repayment of the current payments on the credits. This NBU mechanism developed after a meeting with bankers on February 25.

During auction of $34,53 million bought PUMB, OTP Bank, Universalbank, "Raiffeisen the Aval Bank", Svedbank Investment, "Subsidiary bank of Sberbank of Russia", Ukrsibbank, "Pivdenny", Folksbank, Industrialbank, Ukrsotsbank and Avtokrazbank. Participants of the market told the edition that the greatest sums redeemed Universalbank ($10 million) and OTP Bank ($9 million).

"The National Bank arrived reasonably and satisfied all demands. Thus it cut high figures though we and others exposed 7,9-8,2 UAH/$, having sold to all at a uniform rate of 7,8 UAH/$, - the banker told. - So NBU removed possibility of scandals from - that in one bank clients can buy at one course, and in other - on another".

The regulator limited also speculation of banks with the currency bought from it. In the letter to NBU banks warns: "Heads of banks have to provide sale of the currency bought at auction at the rate which can't exceed a course of auction of +0,2% of a buying rate (7,8156 UAH/$. ). Removal of any commissions at commission of operations on repayment of debt of natural persons according to credit agreements or increase of a selling rate of currency is forbidden. The currency bought at auction has to be used on purpose throughout five working days".

"Since Monday we will start selling to the population the currency bought at auction", - the head of board of Ukrsibbank Sergey Naumov declared.

The head of department of retail products of OTP of Bank Alexey Rudnev specified that clients, at which according to the schedule the current payment and only in volume of monthly repayment will be able to buy from February 27 to March 4 dollars. "Who had a repayment on Friday, we suggested to postpone it and to come on Monday. To them penalties" won't be applied, - he told.

The new scheme doesn't include loans in euro and francs.

In the banks which haven't got on auction, refused to make comments on the behavior officially. Bankers note that "nobody believed that auction will take place", complain of lack of time for carrying out necessary procedures, too high minimum lot - $1 million, lack of free hryvnia for currency purchase for the future.

Bankers consider that after introduction of the NBU new auctions some exchange rates will start working: official, interbank, course NBU for currency borrowers, a market cash and cash special course of banks for the clients. "Everything will be as in 1993-1994", - the deputy chairman of board of large bank considers.


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