The forex kit had risen by $ 3.623 billion to reach a record high of $ 538.191 billion in the week ending August 7th.
In the reporting week, the increase in reserves is mainly due to a jump in foreign currency assets (FCAs), a significant component of total reserves.
The FCA rose $ 2.618 billion to $ 494.168 billion in the reporting week, central bank data showed.
Expressed in dollars, foreign currency assets include the effect of strengthening or depreciating units outside the United States such as the euro, the pound and the yen in the foreign exchange reserve.
Gold reserves fell by $ 331 million in the reporting week to $ 37.264 billion.
The special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) increased $ 2 million to $ 1.481 billion.
The country’s reserve position with the IMF also rose by $ 6 million to $ 4.634 billion during the reporting week, the data shows. H.