Poland's reserve asset holdings in March 2018
NBP data: At the end of March 2018, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 96.9bn, or USD 119.5bn in US dollar terms.
On 6 April Narodowy Bank Polski released the data on the country's official reserve asset holdings. According to the release, expressed in euro terms these amounted to EUR 96.9bn at the end of March 2018, which represents an increase of EUR 1.9bn on the end-of-February figure. The stock of official reserves as expressed in US dollars had risen by USD 3.4bn, to reach USD 119.5bn.
In managing foreign exchange reserves, Narodowy Bank Polski – while striving to maximize the return on the assets – gives priority to their safe investment and the requisite level of liquidity. NBP invests in typical instruments used by central banks. The bulk of the reserves is invested in Treasury securities and certain amounts are held as securities issued by international institutions and government agencies. A fraction of the reserves is maintained in the form of term deposits at banks with a high credit standing and in gold.
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