Kiev sanctions against Ukrainian banks with Russian capital are unlikely to have a significant effect on their parent structure. On Monday, March 20, said the analyst of international rating Agency Standard & Poor's Sergey Voronenko, reports TASS.
"The situation concerning possible financial losses looks like it is quite manageable," said Voronenko. After the 2014 Ukraine ceased to be a strategic direction for domestic credit institutions, he recalled.
Ukrainian banks with domestic capital by about 50-60 percent foniruyutsya by parent structures, that is largely dependent on financial support from Russia, the analyst said. Possibility of further deterioration of their asset quality and recovering a population of deposits due to the negative information background, signed Voronenko.
19 on March the Deputy head of the National Bank of Ukraine Kateryna Rozhkova said, all banks with Russian state capital in Ukraine are in talks about a possible sale of the business.
In the middle of the month, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko approved for a year sanctions against Ukrainian banks with Russian capital (the list includes Sberbank, Vesta Bank, joint stock commercial industrial and investment Bank, VTB Bank and BM). These organizations are prohibited to withdraw money in favor of the parent structures.
Russia intends to take any further action to recover the amount of money which Ukraine owes for undertaken obligations. This statement was made by Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, commenting on the decision of the High court of London in the case of Ukraine's debt to Russia on Eurobonds for $ 3 billion.
Kiev respects the decision of the High court of London, a debt dispute with Moscow, reported the Ministry of Finance. "The English court did not support the position of Ukraine concerning the so-called Russian debt, but allowed the appeal", — is told in the statement of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance.
The decision of the High court of London shall be final and binding Ukraine to pay Russia the debt on Eurobonds for three billion dollars, according to the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. "Any additional hearings on this matter in the High Court of London not expected", — noted in the Ministry.
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