There are several reasons that triggered the surge of the dollar in Ukraine after the Christmas holidays, and they can be clearly divided into external – global, which have nothing to do with the policy of the state leadership, and internal – caused by incorrect or belated actions of the Government, the NBU, the Verkhovna Rada and other government agencies.
The new requirements of the National Bank of Ukraine for raising the capital will result in another wave of mergers, acquisitions and liquidations of minor banks in Ukraine. (more…)
The banking crisis was, and still is, indirectly compensated by all taxpayers in Ukraine who replenish the budget of the Deposit Guarantee Fund.
The banking market is on the verge of a mergers and acquisitions boom. I expect 20-30 deals to be effected in 2016-2017. Why? This owes to market situation and the policy of the NBU.
The process of cleaning of the banking market of Ukraine is actually one of the most important tasks of the regulator. Many systemic problems have accumulated in the banking sector over the years; their solution was constantly left for the end.