The WIG Ukraine Index of Warsaw-traded stocks decreased 1.5% to its lowest level since July 2016.

Analyst: “The Kremlin will seek to get Yuriy Boyko of the Opposition Bloc elected as president in March, which would have disastrous consequences for Ukraine.”


China investigating a Russian company for selling more than 3,500 counterfeit tickets to Chinese tourists and travel agents.


Analyst: “The president’s rhetoric on the independent anti-corruption court is inspiring, though he has demonstrated a consistent pattern of uttering flowery words that lack substance behind them.”



Much has been made about allegations that last year’s bitcoin price rally was caused by market manipulation — specifically trades related to USD-pegged “stablecoin” tether — but this enforcement action serves as a reminder that manipulation exists in virtually all financial markets and is perpetrated even by regulated financial institutions.

Analyst: “We expect Ukraine’s revenue from gas transit services will start falling as of 2020, which, among other factors, will worsen the country’s current account balance.”


Bitcoin and Ethereum outperformed the top 10 cryptocurrencies with a slight loss of 0.8 percent, while Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, and Cardano experienced a loss of around 2.5 percent.


  • Ferrexpo, Ukraine’s most widely held and traded stock, hit hard on the LSE
  • WIG Ukraine Index of Warsaw-traded stocks slid 1.1% to its lowest level since July 2016



The U.S. Commercial Service Certified Trade Missions (CTMs) to Kazakhstan and Ukraine are set to provide opportunities to U.S. companies interested in making business connections in these promising markets. 

Date: June 18 @ 700 pm - 900 pm

Venue:  79 Holland Park, London W11 3SW

ADMISSION: The event is free but registration is required. Click here to register 


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