Breaking News

Tweet TWEET

Russia January Reserves, Foreign Currency Liquidity

Following is a summary of the January data template on international reserves and foreign currency liquidity from the Central Bank of Russia in Moscow:

================================================================================
                                              Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                                              2014     2013     2013     2013
================================================================================
                                           -----------Billion US$------------
Official reserve assets                    498.926  509.595  515.590  524.284
 Foreign currency reserves                 440.183  453.001  460.431  458.179
  Securities                               372.378  386.561  387.928  392.003
  Currency and deposits*                    67.806   66.440   72.503   66.177
 IMF reserve position                        4.332    4.396    4.530    4.551
 SDRs                                        8.730    8.762    8.734    8.751
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia       41.715   39.990   40.640   44.040
  In millions of fine troy ounces             33.3     33.3     32.6     32.6
 Other reserve assets**                      3.966    3.446    1.254    8.758
================================================================================
                                              Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                                              2014     2013     2013     2013
================================================================================
Other foreign currency assets                0.499    0.514    0.534    0.597
                                           ---Monthly Change (Billion US$)---
Official reserve assets                    -10.669   -5.995   -8.694    1.703
 Foreign currency reserves                 -12.818   -7.430    2.252   -3.065
  Securities                               -14.184   -1.367   -4.074    4.715
  Currency and deposits                      1.366   -6.063    6.326   -7.781
 IMF reserve position                       -0.064   -0.134   -0.021   -0.044
 SDRs                                       -0.032    0.028   -0.016    0.023
 Gold                                    
  In quotations of the Bank of Russia        1.725   -0.650   -3.400    0.911
  In millions of fine troy ounces              0.0      0.7      0.0      0.0
 Other reserve assets                        0.520    2.191   -7.503    3.873
Other foreign currency assets               -0.014   -0.020   -0.064   -0.012
================================================================================
Note: * - includes gold deposits.        
** - includes financial derivatives, loans to 
nonbank nonresidents, assets in the form of reversed repo
and other accounts receivable.           

SOURCE: Bank Rossii (Central Bank of Russia)

To contact the reporter on this story: Zoya Shilova in Moscow at zoya@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.