Ukraine's National Bank advanced its assets
The growth is due to the increase of international reserves of Ukraine and the increase of Ukraine's IMF quota, UBR.
National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) assets over last 9 months of 2016 have increased by UAH 63.2 billion (from UAH 849.2 billion to UAH 912.4 billion), according to the press service of the regulator.
The director of the Financial controlling department of the National Bank of Ukraine Oleh Strynzha said: "The increase in assets is due to the increase of international reserves of Ukraine by $ 2.2 billion (up to $ 15.5 billion), as well as due to the increase in Ukraine's IMF quota, that is accounted on the central bank balance. At the same time, the hryvnia assets decreased by almost UAH 50 billion. This is due to refinancing loan repayments to commercial banks by more than UAH 25 billion and reducing the securities portfolio in Ukraine by UAH 24 billion."
Central bank liabilities have increased from UAH 726.4 billion to UAH 736.6 billion.
"This rate, was mainly affected by the IMF tranche that has increased the NBU liabilities by UAH 64.4 billion," it goes in a statement.
At the same time, NBU's own capital amounted to UAH 175.8 billion.