The NBM's currency reserves in January 2018 increased by $ 100.24 million (+ 3.6%), making up $ 2 billion 903.5 million as of January 31.

The NBM's currency reserves in January 2018 increased by $ 100.24 million (+ 3.6%), making up $ 2 billion 903.5 million as of January 31.

This was reported by the National Bank of Moldova, noting that during the reporting period the following factors contributed to the increase in the NBM's official reserve assets: interventions in the domestic foreign currency market in the form of currency purchase: foreign currency swap transactions in the domestic foreign currency market for $ 44.54 million (equivalent to 36,39 million euros); net interventions on the domestic foreign currency market in the form of currency purchase: $ 38 million; an increase in the exchange rates of the currencies that make up the foreign currency reserves in relation to the US dollar: $ 34.75 million; profit from the management of foreign currency reserves: $ 3.11 million; net proceeds to the Directorate of the credit line: $ 0.95 million; the Ministry of Finance received loans and grants for the implementation of investment projects: $ 0.39 million. At the same time, during the reporting period, the following factors affected the reduction of the NBM's official reserve assets: payments related to servicing Moldova's external public debt: $ 15.54 million; net payments related to mandatory reserves of licensed banks in foreign currency - $ 4.49 million; payments of the Ministry of Finance: $ 1.15 million; revaluation of securities of the investment portfolio: $ 0.04 million; other payments: $ 0.28 million // 09.02.2018 - InfoMarket.

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