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India’s foreign reserves up $5.84 bn

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Mumbai, Feb 7:

India’s foreign exchange reserves increased by $5.84 billion to $327.88 billion for the week ended Jan 30, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed.

( dareindians.com)
( dareindians.com)

The reserves had declined by $97.9 million to $322.03 billion in the previous week (Jan 23).

According to the RBI’s weekly statistical supplement, foreign currency assets, the biggest component of the forex reserves, rose $5.81 billion at $303.32 billion in the week under review.

The foreign currency assets had fallen by $19.7 million at $297.51 billion in the previous week (Jan 23).

The RBI said the foreign currency assets, expressed in US dollar terms, include the effect of appreciation or depreciation of non-US currencies such as the pound sterling, euro and yen held in reserve.

India’s reserve position with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the week ended Jan 30 increased by $6.8 million and stood at $1.10 billion.

The value of special drawing rights (SDRs) was higher by $24.6 million in the week under review at $4.07 billion.

Gold reserves for the week ended Jan 30 was static at $19.37 billion. The reserves had grown by $392 million at $19.37 billion in the week ended Jan 9. IANS

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