Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by $2.229 billion during the week ended January 14.
The Reserve Bank of India’s forex reserves increased to $634.965 billion from $632.736 billion reported for January 7.
The country’s forex reserves comprises of foreign currency assets (FCAs), gold reserves, SDRs, and the country’s reserve position with the IMF.
On a weekly basis, FCAs, the largest component of the forex reserves, edged higher by $1.345 billion to $570.737 billion. Similarly, the value of the country’s gold reserves increased by $726 million to $39.770 billion.
Additionally, the SDR value was up by $123 million to $19.220 billion and the country’s reserve position with the IMF rose by $36 million to $5.238 billion.