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Net foreign assets at Rs 137 bn for week to May 22: Bank of Mauritius

Net foreign assets at Rs 137 bn for week to May 22: Bank of Mauritius

Estimated net foreign assets for the week ended 22 May 2015 stood at Rs 137.3 billion in Mauritius, noted the central bank’s weekly survey, while the monetary base comprised Rs 27.2 billion for currency in circulation, Rs 45.3 billion for liabilities to other depository corporations and liabilities to other sectors amounted to Rs 100 million. (Image:leboncoin.nu )

Mauritius’ central bank released on 2 June 2015 its survey for the week ending 22 May 2015, which showed that net foreign assets are estimated at Rs 137.3 billion.

These comprised claims on non-residents amounting to Rs 137.4 billion, less liabilities to non-residents amounting to Rs 92 million.

Next were domestic assets, which 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 2.1 billion while net claims on the central government stood at – Rs 24.0 billion with Rs 3.6 billion for claims on Central Government and deduction of liabilities to Central Government of Rs 27.6 billion. Finally, claims on other sectors amounted to Rs 440 million.

Concerning the monetary base, it comprised Rs 27.2 billion for currency in circulation, Rs 45.3 billion for liabilities to other depository corporations while liabilities to other sectors amounted to Rs 100 million.

In addition, securities other than shares included in broad money amounted to Rs 2.1 billion, deposits excluded from broad money amounted to Rs 58 million and Rs 1 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 reserves compiled by the bank consisting of equity, general and special reserves – stood at the level of Rs 24.1 billion.

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