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Overseas Financial Assets Of Indian Residents Fell By $43.9 Billion: Reserve Bank 1
The reserve assets remained the dominant component in India’s international financial assets.(File)New Delhi: Overseas financial assets of Indian residents declined by $43.9 billion during July-September 2022 due to reduction in reserves assets, even as trade credit, currency and deposits, and overseas direct investment recorded increase, said Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its India’s International Investment Position (IIP), September 2022 report released today. The reduction in non-residents’ financial assets in India was relatively lower at $9.6 billion.According to the report, net claims of non-residents on India increased by $34.3 billion during the second quarter (Q2) of 2022-23 and stood at $389.6 billion in September 2022.The reserve assets remained the dominant component at 62.9 per cent share in India’s international financial assets. It had declined by $56.5 billion during July-September 2022, where valuation losses accounted for a major part.The fall in India’s foreign liabilities during Q2 of 2022-23 was attributed primarily to direct investment (net) outflows, portfolio, and other investments also recorded a marginal decline on a net basis, barring trade credit which increased by $5.1 billion. Variations in the exchange rate of rupee vis-a-vis other currencies also impacted the change in liabilities, when valued in US dollar terms, it said further.Debt and non-debt liabilities continued to have equal share in total external liabilities. The ratio of international assets to international liabilities moderated to 68.5 per cent in September 2022 from 71.5 per cent a quarter ago.(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)Featured Video Of The DaySensex, Nifty Hit New Lifetime Highs

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