According to the Central Bank of Russia, international reserves for the week rose by 3.6 billion dollars, or 1%.
MOSCOW, 15 Oct. International reserves of RF as of 9 October was 373,8 billion dollars against 370,2 billion dollars on October 2, according to the Bank of Russia.
Thus, international reserves for the week rose by 3.6 billion dollars, or 1%.
“International reserves for the week from 2 to 9 October increased by 3.6 billion dollars, or 1%, influenced by the positive exchange rate revaluation”, — said in comments the Central Bank.
International reserves representing highly liquid foreign assets available to the Bank of Russia and the government of the Russian Federation, consist of means in foreign currency, special drawing rights (SDRs), reserve position in IMF and monetary gold.
By the end of 2014 the international reserves of the Russian Federation has decreased in 1,3 times — to 385,46 billion.