Emerging Europe benefits from new investment; Ukraine challenged to catch up with 4-5 percent growth in neighbors Poland, Hungary and Romania
Tim Ash: With the hryvnia stable (for now) , Central Bank wants to move from growth killing FX controls
Central bank top post up for political horse trading?
Ash on Bonds and Politics
Ukrgasbank starts to issue interest-free loans for electric car purchase; DTEK buys 600,000 metric tons of coal in South Africa; Ukroboronprom sees net income rise by 31.2% in 2016.
Ukraine to launch big blockchain deal with tech firm Bitfury; The charter capital of Naftogaz of Ukraine has grown by $1.1 billion; Wizz Air launches flights between Lviv and Wroclaw.
Ash looks at Valeriya Gontareva's surprise rate cut
National Guard x National Corps after complaints by central bank
Closed half of Ukraine’s banks, cut central bank staff in half, and adopted floating hryvnia exchange rate; political fight expected over successor
Private company infrastructure investment to grow; new privatization targets; solar power plant construction starts