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Bank of Mauritius survey shows net foreign assets at Rs122.7 on Dec-end

Bank of Mauritius survey shows net foreign assets at Rs122.7 on Dec-end

Concerning the monetary base, it comprised of Rs 32.5 billion for currency in circulation, Rs35.2 billion for liabilities to Other Depository Corporations and liabilities to other sectors amounted to Rs133 million. (Image: iheml)

Mauritius’ central bank released on January 14, 2015 the Bank of Mauritius survey for December 2014 which showed that net foreign assets are estimated at Rs122.7 billion.

These comprised claims on non-residents amounting to Rs 122.9 billion, less liabilities to non-residents amounting to Rs 167 million.
Domestic assets are disaggregated as Claims on Other Depository Corporations, Net Claims on Central Government, and Claims on Other Sectors.

Claims on Other Depository Corporations are estimated at Rs 2.4 billion while net claims on the central government stood at Rs -20.7 billion with Rs 4.2 billion for claims on Central Government and deducing liabilities to Central Government of Rs 24.9 billion.

Claims on other sectors and monetary base amounted to Rs 152.2 million and Rs 151.4 million for Claims on Private Sector.

Concerning the monetary base, it comprised of Rs 32.5 billion for currency in circulation, Rs35.2 billion for liabilities to Other Depository Corporations and liabilities to other sectors amounted to Rs133 million.

In addition, securities other than shares included in broad money amounted to Rs 1.97 billion, deposits excluded from broad money amounted to Rs 58.1 million and Rs 0.9 million for securities other than shares excluded from broad money.

Finally, central bank data also showed that shares and other equity – which is essentially equity capital and reserve complied by the bank consisting of equity, general and special reserves – stood at the level of Rs17.27 billion.

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