LONDON Feb 27 Ukraine's dollar-denominated
bonds fell on Monday, as an official denial from Kiev failed to
quell speculation that the country's central bank Governor
Valeriia was set to leave her post.
The drops were led by a 1.145 cent fall from Ukraine's 2027
bond that took it too its lowest level in
Earlier on Monday, news agency RBK quoted sources close to
President Petro Poroshenko as saying that Gontareva had
submitted a letter of resignation to the president and that it
had been accepted.
"The central bank traditionally announces upcoming changes
to its board a month in advance. There has been no such
announcement, which means the information is not true," the
central bank's press service said in a statement in response.
Gontareva is highly respected for supervising a banking
sector cleanup and stabilising the hryvnia currency.
(Reporting by Marc Jones and Karin Strohecker)