On May 27 Ukraine joined the international central securities depository Clearstream.
The first month of cooperation with the Clearstream shows positive results. The demand from international investors for domestic government bonds significantly increased. The cooperation with the Cleartsream promotes broadening of Ukraine's investor base.
Since May 27 the non-residents’ portfolio in Ukrainian government bonds grew by UAH 14.8 bn or by 35.7%. Foreign investors hold c.UAH 56.2bn in domestic government bonds which accounts for c.7.3% of total domestic government bonds portfolio.
Following the launch of Clearstream link MinFin extended the maturity of UAH domestic government bonds to 6 years raising UAH 7.5 bn with the yield of 15.85%.