Skopje, March 19, 2020 (MIA)
- The Denar exchange rate remains stable, without any changes, Governor Anita Angelovska Bezhoska told MIA today after the Financial Stability Committee meeting.
She added that the central bank has a number of instruments in place to guarantee the denar stability, and yesterday, at the press conference on economic measures, she noted that the foreign reserves that are crucial to the denar exchange rate are high, twice as high as before the global economic crisis in 2008.
- Citizens' savings in the banks and savings houses are safe and sound. Deposits and all other services offered by these financial corporations remain callable on demand as before, the governor said.
After the meeting of the Financial Stability Committee, the National Bank and the Ministry of Finance jointly announced that the banking system was resistant to any shock, as a guarantee for financial stability in the country. In a statement to MIA, Governor Angelovska Bezhoska also referred to it as a safe and sound core of the domestic economy.
During the day, the Macedonian Banking Association also announced that the services offered by their members - banks and savings houses, are available to clients in the state of emergency.
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