|Rank||Country||Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)|
|33||United Arab Emirates||58,040,000,512|
|76||Trinidad and Tobago||10,069,999,616|
|94||Congo, Republic of the||5,239,000,064|
|95||Bosnia and Herzegovina||5,001,999,872|
|108||Papua New Guinea||2,926,000,128|
|127||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||1,582,000,000|
|164||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||115,000,000|
|166||Micronesia, Federated States of||75,060,000|
|167||Sao Tome and Principe||46,600,000|
Definition: This entry gives the dollar value for the stock of all financial assets that are available to the central monetary authority for use in meeting a country's balance of payments needs as of the end-date of the period specified. This category includes not only foreign currency and gold, but also a country's holdings of Special Drawing Rights in the International Monetary Fund, and its reserve position in the Fund.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Reserves of foreign exchange and gold map
Pound at Risk of Falling in Reserve-Currency Ranks After Brexit
Yahoo Finance - 6/30/2016 9:08:43 AM
The world’s foremost reserve currency a century ago, sterling has been overtaken by the dollar and the euro, mirroring the U.K.’s waning influence in the global economy. Now its 5 percent share of foreign-exchange ... if countries decide they want ...
Which country has the most gold?
Investopedia - 6/30/2016 10:48:56 AM
Acquiring gold for a nation is a costly expense, but in times of economic trouble, countries ... of it in foreign reserves. Despite Italy's financial trouble and embarrassing political antics, it has one of the highest gold reserves in the world.
20 countries with the largest foreign exchange reserves
Rediff India Abroad - 6/20/2014 1:53:22 PM
Foreign exchange reserves include a country's gold holdings and convertible foreign currencies ... China has become one of the world's fastest-growing major economies. As of 2013, it is the world's second-largest economy by both nominal total GDP and ...
Why do countries keep foreign exchange reserves?
The Economic Times - 11/22/2004 12:55:46 AM
In the past, during the Bretton Woods system — an international monetary system formed after the second world war, foreign exchange reserves were used by countries through their ... comprise foreign currency assets, gold and special drawing rights ...
Kiss Your ‘Domestic’ Bias Goodbye, Central Bankers of the World
Bloomberg - 6/30/2016 9:40:20 PM
In a globalized world, managing domestic economic conditions requires ... Global markets are intertwined, trade linkages are deep and foreign-exchange flows can tighten financial conditions even when monetary policy remains accomodative.
Top 10 Countries By Reserves of Foreign Exchange And Gold
Jagran Josh - 9/23/2011 11:53:32 PM
This category includes not only foreign currency and gold, but also a country's holdings of Special Drawing Rights in the International Monetary Fund, and its reserve position in the Fund.
Central Bank of Russia : International Reserves of the Russian Federation (Weekly values as of the end of accounting date)
4 Traders - 6/23/2016 11:57:29 PM
A country's international ... International Reserves and Foreign Currency Liquidity: Guidelines for a Data Template (2012). The international reserves consist of foreign exchange, SDR holdings, reserve position in the IMF and monetary gold.
A Threat to Status of Pound
The Wall Street Journal - 6/28/2016 9:28:23 PM
they can sell to prop up the value of their own foreign exchange. The designation is also a stamp of stability, making reserve currencies more attractive across the investment world. So if the pound loses that status, it isn’t just about Britain’s ...
Forex reserves touch a life-time high of $ 363.8 billion
Economic Times - 6/24/2016 1:04:53 PM
MUMBAI: Foreign exchange reserves hit a life-time high ... pound and yen held in the reserves. Gold reserves remained unchanged at $ 20.3 billion. The country's special drawing rights with IMF dipped by $ 1 million to $ 1.5 billion and the reserve position ...
Future Of The Dollar As World Reserve Currency
Forbes - 10/25/2013 4:26:47 PM
What is a reserve currency? Countries all over the world hold financial reserves, in bonds or money market instruments denominated in some other currency. They also hold gold and Special ... heavily invested in their foreign exchange reserves.
10 countries with largest foreign reserves
Rediff Business - 7/23/2009 11:55:04 PM
Forex reserves include a country's gold holdings ... of foreign currency allow a government to manipulate exchange rates -- to stabilise the foreign exchange rates to create a favourable economic environment. India ranks 5th in the world with a foreign ...
Nigeria's move from a fixed to a floating exchange-rate policy
econotimes.com - 6/30/2016 2:49:19 AM
But in a globalised world the management ... weakness of a fixed exchange rate is that interest rate hikes in the pegged country currency may also strengthen the domestic currency. This inevitably leads to an excess demand of foreign goods and ...
10 Countries with Highest Gold Reserves
Silicon India - 4/20/2013 11:58:48 PM
has 3,391.3 tonnes of gold reserves, which are valued at about $125.01 billion. According to the World Gold Council, Germany’s gold coffers account for 72.1 percent of total foreign reserves. Under CBGA 1 and 2, Germany sold gold in order to mint ...
Top 10 Countries With The Largest Gold Reserves
investing.com - 5/25/2016 12:50:22 PM
With the largest holding in the world, the U.S. lays claim to nearly as much gold as the next three countries combined. It also has one of the highest gold allocations as a percentage of its foreign reserves ... the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Forex reserves down by $231 million to $363.23 billion
Zee News - 6/17/2016 6:42:28 PM
Mumbai: After touching a record high last week, the country's foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 231 million ... pound and yen held in the reserves. Gold reserves remained unchanged at USD 20.33 billion. The country's special drawing rights with ...