|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
Canada sells off most of its gold reserves
CBC - 2/11/2016 11:07:37 PM
The country ... reserves. The U.S., by comparison, had 8,133 tonnes of gold (261.5 million troy ounces) as of the end of 2015, according to the World Gold Council, worth almost $300 billion US. That amounted to more than 72 per cent of its total foreign ...
Foreign exchange: SBP’s reserves continue to fall week-on-week
The Express Tribune - 2/12/2016 12:33:31 AM
SBP’s liquid foreign exchange reserves decreased $94 million to $15,341 million as opposed to $15,435 million in the previous week. Total liquid foreign reserves held by the country ... $500 million received from the World Bank and $400 million from ...
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 ...
Central banks and Chinese buyers helping to spur gold demand: WGC
Reuters - 2/11/2016 6:39:47 AM
China remained the world's biggest ... of demand for gold globally and a slight dip in such demand meant overall demand for gold was virtually flat in 2015 at 4,212 tonnes. Central banks have been buying gold to diversify their reserves away from the ...
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.
Gold Price Soars as Investors Opt for Hard Assets in Case of Crash
The New Indian Express - 2/12/2016 4:29:45 AM
Fears that the world is on the brink of another financial ... Russia's central bank stockpiled the most gold last quarter, adding an estimated 60 tonnes to its reserves. The country has bought around 200 tonnes of gold this year.
Canada sells off large chunks of its gold reserves
Global News - 2/10/2016 5:00:45 AM
The latest data, published last week by the Department of Finance, show the total Canadian gold reserves have now dropped to 0.62 tonnes. That’s less than 0.1 per cent of the country’s total reserves, which also include foreign currency deposits and bonds.
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 ...
The Biggest Downside to the Lack of Forex Regulation for Most Brokers
The Money Show - 2/11/2016 8:55:47 AM
The Foreign Exchange (FX) market is the largest, most liquid market in the world, with around US $5.3 billion traded ... are heavily regulated. The US Federal Reserve and the US Treasury Department are highly attentive to regulation in the forex industry ...
Canada quietly sells its gold
rcinet.ca - 2/11/2016 4:05:17 PM
Canada moved off the gold standard in 1929. And some analysts say the Bank of Canada doesn’t need to hold reserves of gold because the country has so much gold ... holding more readily cashable items like foreign government bonds, or actual currency.
Central banks and Chinese buyers helping to spur gold demand: Report
Channel News Asia - 2/11/2016 9:02:57 AM
LONDON: Buying by central banks as well as Chinese investors seeking protection from a weakening currency helped lift demand for gold in the final quarter of last year and the trend looks set to continue, the World Gold ... their reserves away from the ...
Gold Surges Another 7% This Week – Largest Gain Since 2008
GoldSeek - 2/12/2016 2:16:43 PM
according to the World Gold Council’s latest report. We have long asserted that given the scale of foreign exchange reserves held by central banks, official diversification into gold was likely to continue until their allocations have risen from the ...
Global gold demand was flat in 2015
Market Watch - 2/11/2016 5:49:40 AM
Global gold demand was broadly unchanged last ... central bank purchases increased 1% year-over-year to 588.4 tons as countries sought to diversify their foreign reserves. Total bar and coin demand world-wide increased 1% to 1,011.7 tons in 2015, from ...
Latest gold, forex rates in UAE: Gold eyes best week in 4 years
Emirates247 - 2/12/2016 5:34:10 AM
They are one of the main drivers (of the gold rally) along with the equity markets which are extremely soft." Assets in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's top gold ETF ... the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group. Foreign Exchange Rates The Foreign Exchange Rates ...
Central Bank: Spending reserves will not stabilize Russia's ruble
tass.ru - 2/12/2016 2:31:02 PM
"Spending of gold and foreign currency reserves will not solve the issue of the ruble’s exchange rate stabilization as no country and no central bank in the world would have enough reserves for doing this," Tulin said.