Monthly Archives: March 2022
Money under the mattress does not work!
Like fuel for a car. If a canister of gasoline lies somewhere in the garage, and does not power the engine, then there is little sense from such fuel. Moreover, there is a risk of leakage, fire, etc. So is the money stored under the mattress: not only useless, but also detrimental to the economy. Let’s figure out why.
Financial inclusion – accessibility for everyone and everyone of basic financial services, such as a bank account, online payment, mobile wallets, deposits and loans, participation in investment funds and transfer of funds for management, money transfers, etc. Continue reading
Virtual Assets Law: Help or Barrier?
For a long time this market remained unsettled. So the conceptual goal of adopting a law on virtual assets is, first of all, to move the market and activities with virtual assets into the legal field. This means granting a certain legal status and concept to virtual assets (which, by the way, is not limited to cryptocurrency only), direct recognition of virtual assets at the legislative level as objects of legal relations, regulation of their circulation, determination of the rights and obligations of participants in the virtual assets market and the establishment of public policy principles and regulation in the sphere of their circulation. Continue reading
Bets in the red: what can change the situation
With official inflation of 10% and a sharp devaluation of the hryvnia, the standard rates in banks on the most popular deposits today are in the range of 7.5-8.5%. Taking into account the taxation of deposits and the situation with the unstable hryvnia exchange rate, real rates thus went into a deep minus. On deposits in foreign currency (in dollars and euros), banks pay quite ridiculous interest – no more than 1% per annum. Continue reading