United States Foreign Exchange Reserves

Foreign Exchange Reserves in the United States increased to 145205 USD Million in February of 2014 from 144416 USD Million in January of 2014. Foreign Exchange Reserves in the United States is reported by the Federal Reserve. Foreign Exchange Reserves in the United States averaged 50794.02 USD Million from 1957 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 153075 USD Million in September of 2012 and a record low of 12128 USD Million in August of 1971. In the United States, Foreign Exchange Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the country central bank. The reserves are made of gold or a specific currency. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans. This page provides - United States Foreign Exchange Reserves - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
145205.00 144416.00 153075.00 12128.00 145745.44 | 2014/03 1957 - 2014 USD Million Monthly
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United States Foreign Exchange Reserves
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Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Interest Rate 0.25 2014-03-19 0.25 20.00 0.25 0.25 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 4198424.00 2014-04-09 4186827.00 4198424.00 672444.00 4322604.18 2014-05-31 USD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 145205.00 2014-02-28 144416.00 153075.00 12128.00 145745.44 2014-03-31 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 7520.25 2014-03-15 7455.06 7520.25 39.00 7513.90 2014-04-30 USD Billion [+]
Money Supply M0 3885850.00 2014-03-15 3833340.00 3885850.00 40425.00 3921050.74 2014-04-30 USD Million [+]
Money Supply M1 2744.30 2014-03-15 2720.80 2744.30 138.90 2786.67 2014-04-30 USD Billion [+]
Money Supply M2 11158.00 2014-03-15 11127.30 11158.00 286.60 11268.41 2014-04-30 USD Billion [+]
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Foreign Exchange Reserves | Notes
Foreign Exchange Reserves also known as Official Reserves and International Reserves are the foreign assets held or controlled by the central banks. The reserves themselves can either be gold or a specific currency like the dollar or the euro. They can also be special drawing rights and marketable securities denominated in foreign currencies like treasury bills, government bonds, corporate bonds and equities and foreign currency loans. The reserves are generally used to finance the balance of payments imbalances or to control exchange rates.


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