Net foreign assets at Rs 139.5 bn for week ended 17 April 2015: Bank of Mauritius survey
Estimated net foreign assets for the week ended 17 April 2015 stood at Rs 139.5 billion, noted the Bank of Mauritius weekly survey and concerning the monetary base, it comprised Rs 27.7 billion for currency in circulation, Rs 47.5 billion for liabilities to other depository corporations while liabilities to other sectors amounted to Rs 96 million. (Image: Mauritius.com)
The Bank of Mauritius released on 28 April 2015 its survey for the week ended 17 April 2015, which showed that net foreign assets are estimated at Rs 139.5 billion.
These comprised claims on non-residents amounting to Rs 139.6 billion, less liabilities to non-residents amounting to Rs 94 million. replete
On the domestic assets side, it is 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 22.2 billion with Rs 3.7 billion for claims on Central Government and deduction of liabilities to Central Government of Rs 25.9 billion. Finally, claims on other sectors amounted to Rs 413 million.
Concerning the monetary base of Rs 75.38 billion, it comprised Rs 27.7 billion for currency in circulation, Rs 47.5 billion for liabilities to other depository corporations while liabilities to other sectors amounted to Rs 96 million.
In addition, securities other than shares included in broad money amounted to Rs 2.2 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 28.0 billion.