Since russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine has raised almost UAH 60 billion, nearly USD 144.1 million, and EUR 176.5 million through 30 auctions to sell war bonds. This is according to data released by the NBU Depository.
Primary dealer banks traditionally hold the largest portfolio of military domestic government debt securities. At the same time, the number of Ukrainians and businesses investing in war bonds grew from 43,300 to 58,100 last week.
As of 16 May 2022, Ukrainians and domestic businesses invested in war bonds almost UAH 5.7 billion (9.3% of the total value of purchased hryvnia war bonds), USD 48 million (33.9% of dollar war bonds), and EUR 26 million (14.8% of euro war bonds), while nonresidents invested UAH 300.4 million.
The public’s share in the investments in military bonds has reached a record high both in terms of the number of buyers of domestic government securities, and in terms of the percentage of their holdings. It clearly shows the unity of Ukrainians in backing the national financial defense.
Today, everyone can purchase military domestic government debt securities and strengthen the financial defence of Ukraine.
Find out more about the military domestic government debt securities here. The table presents data at the amortized face value.