Ukrainian stocks listed abroad were hit further by continued Russian military aggression against Ukraine. On the Warsaw Stock Exchange, grain exporter Kernel (KER) lost 8.3% last week to close at PLN 24.00. The KER stock has tumbled by 60% since the start of the year.
In London trading, iron ore miner Ferrexpo (FXPO) fell 7.9% to GBp 152 losing half of the market capitalization in the last four months. Somewhat in better shape was Enwell Energy (former Regal) which gained 2.4% for the week to GBp 23.8 but was still down by 32% YTD.
Although poultry producer MHP (MHPC) released outstanding financial results for 2021 with a net profit of USD 393mn (USD 3.55 per share), the MHPC stock declined by 4.0% to USD 4.29. The company said it manage to operate at 85% capacity in the current conditions and was in process of a spring sowing campaign.
On the Ukrainian stock market trading in stocks and bonds remained suspended as the country is under martial law.
The Finance Ministry got UAH 7.1bn from the sale of the special bonds, including USD 50mn from the placement of the 1-year USD-denominated government bond at 3.7%. The half-year UAH-denominated government bond had an offered yield of 10.0%. Local and foreign investors can purchase the special Ukrainian bond through licensed brokers or banks.
Trading in hryvnia on the interbank currency market remained limited. While on the cash market the hryvnia gained by 3.4% to 32.4 UAH/USD.
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The National Bank of Ukraine has opened a special fundraising account to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Please find more at the National Bank’s official website under the link below:
The National Bank also opened a fundraising account for Humanitarian Assistance to Ukrainians. Please see details under the link below: