According to a Reuters poll of analysts, the Central Bank is expected to raise its prime interest rate tomorrow in order to catch up with inflation,
Of the 16 analysts, 10 foresee the rate rising to 7% from the current level of 6.5%. Three expect an increase to 7.5%. March inflation jumped to 8.5% yoy, which was fueled by food and energy price hikes. The National Bank of Ukraine raised the interest rate 50 basis points at its last meeting, in March.