India’s foreign exchange reserves plunged by $101.3 million to $315.596 billion in the week through September 19, a rise in the non-dollar assets notwithstanding.
In the previous week, the reserves fell $1.615 billion to $315.697 billion, according to The Economic Times.
Foreign currency assets (FCAs), which form the biggest proportion of the total reserves, surged by $18.9 million to $288.783 billion in the week through September 19, reported the Reserve Bank of India.
FCAs, which are usually expressed in dollar terms, incorporate appreciation or depreciation of non-US dollar currencies such as the pound, the euro and yen that are held in reserves.
The gold reserves were unchanged at $20.933 billion.
The special drawing rights (SDRs) fell $8.4 million to $4.324 billion. India’s reserve position at the International Monetary Fund fell $111.8 million to $1.555 billion in the week.
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