The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan conducted a record intervention, selling $ 35.15 million in the foreign exchange market. Its website says.
The bank sold $ 16,300 million with settlements on the date of the transaction and $ 18,850 million with settlements different from the date of the transaction. This is the largest intervention since the beginning of 2018. In December, the National Bank entered the foreign exchange market for the first time, and it is the fifth sale of the dollars since beginning of the autumn.
The exchange rate of the U.S. currency at the same time practically does not change for the fourth week in a row. Exchange offices of the capital and commercial banks buy the dollars for 69.7-69.8 soms, and sell — for 69.9 soms.
The nominal rate of the National Bank is 69,8499 soms for $ 1.