In July 2018, the volume of purchase of cash in the market was 3.5 times higher than the volume of sales.
According to the NBM, in July 2018, cash was purchased on the market in the equivalent of US dollars in the amount of $301.7 million, the highest for the month since July and August 2014, when the purchase volume was $307.74 million and $303.26 million, respectively. At the same time, in July 2018, cash was sold for $ 86.3 million (in equivalent). By types of currencies, 65.2% of the purchase accounted for euros; 16.7% - on US dollars; 12.1% - on Russian rubles. The sale of cash currency accounted for 65.3% of the euro; 21.4% US dollars; 3,5% Russian rubles. Since the beginning of the year (for 7 months), the cash currency market bought a cash currency in dollar equivalent of $ 1714 million and sold - for $ 572.8 million. The share of the euro was 63.4% in the purchase and 65.6% on sale. In comparison with 7 months of 2017, the volume of transactions for the purchase of cash on the market increased by 11.6% (January-July 2017 - $ 1,535.8 million); for sale - by 15.6% (January-July 2017 - $ 494 million). //22.08.2018 - InfoMarket.