Poland’s reserve assets in August 2015
NBP data: At the end of August 2015, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 88.1 bn, or USD 98.7 bn in US dollar terms.
On 7 September 2015, NBP released data on the country’s official reserve asset holdings. These amounted, according to the release, to EUR 88.1 billion as at the end of August 2015, i.e. EUR 2.1 billion less than at the end of July. In US dollar terms, Poland’s foreign exchange reserves stood at USD 98.7 billion, representing a slight increase of USD 71 million as compared with the previous month’s figure.
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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