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India's forex reserves up US $1.432 billion to US $316.311 bllion

Mumbai: The country's reserves surged by US $1.432 billion to US $316.311 billion in the week to November 28 due to rise in foreign currency assets, RBI data showed on Saturday.In the previous week, reserves

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Updated on: December 07, 2014 9:09 IST
india s forex reserves up us 1.432 billion to us 316.311
india s forex reserves up us 1.432 billion to us 316.311 bllion

Mumbai: The country's reserves surged by US $1.432 billion to US $316.311 billion in the week to November 28 due to rise in foreign currency assets, RBI data showed on Saturday.

In the previous week, reserves had declined by US $672.4 million to US $314.878 billion.

The foreign currency assets, a major constituent of overall reserves, increased by US $1.424 billion to US $290.822 billion, RBI said.

Foreign currency assets, expressed in dollar terms, include the effect of appreciation and depreciation of non-US currencies such as the euro, pound and yen held in reserves.

The country's gold reserves remained unchanged at US $19.738 billion.

Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) increased by US $6.4 million to USD 4.229 billion, while the country's reserve position with the IMF also rose by US $2.5 million to US $1.521 billion during the week, the RBI data showed.

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