Stock Markets News
Stock and Market News

India’s forex reserves rise $3.07 billion to lifetime high of $608.08 billion

The country’s foreign exchange reserves surged by USD 3.074 billion to reach a record high of USD 608.081 billion in the week ended June 11, the latest data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) showed on Friday.

READ | RBI should not cross the corporate bond Rubicon

The reserves had increased by USD 6.842 billion to USD 605.008 billion in the previous week ended June 4, 2021.

In the reporting week ended June 11, the rise in reserves was on account of an increase in foreign currency assets (FCA), a major component of the overall reserves, the RBI’s weekly data showed.

FCA rose by USD 2.567 billion to USD 563.457 billion, as per the data.

Expressed in dollar terms, the foreign currency assets include the effect of appreciation or depreciation of non-US units like the euro, pound and yen held in the foreign exchange reserves.

After declining in the previous week, the gold reserves rose by USD 496 million to USD 38.101 billion in the reporting week, according to the data.

The special drawing rights (SDRs) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) declined by USD 1 million to USD 1.512 billion.

The country’s reserve position with the IMF increased by USD 11 million to USD 5.011 billion in the reporting week, the data showed.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

Subscribe to Mint Newsletters

* Enter a valid email

* Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter.

Never miss a story! Stay connected and informed with Mint.
our App Now!!

Read More: India’s forex reserves rise $3.07 billion to lifetime high of $608.08 billion

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.