RussiaТs FX, gold reserves grow 0.2% to $518.3 bln in Jun 28ЦJul 5
MOSCOW, Jul 11 (PRIME) -- RussiaТs foreign exchange and gold reserves increased 0.2% from June 28 through July 5 to U.S. $518.3 billion, the central bank said in a statement on Thursday.
In 2018, RussiaТs foreign exchange and gold reserves grew 8.3% to $468.5 billion.
Foreign exchange and gold reserves comprise monetary gold, foreign currency and Special Drawing Rights, which are the International Monetary FundТs currency.
Foreign currency includes the foreign currencies of the central bank and the Finance Ministry in paper money, reverse repo agreements with nonresidents, accounts with foreign banks rated at least A by Fitch and Standard & PoorТs and at least A2 by MoodyТs, as well as government or other bonds issued by nonresidents with similar ratings.