Forex reserve falls by $1.76 billion to $406 billion

Forex reserve falls by $1.76 billion to $406 billion

Forex reserve falls by $1.76 billion to $406 billion

MUMBAI: India’s foreign exchange reserves declined by $1.757 billion to $406.058 billion in the week to June 29 owing to fall in foreign currency assets, RBI data showed.

In the previous week, reserves had dipped by $2.25 billion to $407.81 billion.

Forex reserves had touched a record high of $426.028 billion in the week to April 13, 2018. Reserves had crossed the $400-billion mark for the first time in the week to September 8, 2017, but have since been fluctuating.

In the reporting week, foreign currency assets, a major component of the overall reserves, decreased by $1.781 billion to $380.718 billion, according to Reserve Bank data.

Manjula

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