Poland’s reserve assets in May 2015
NBP data: At the end of May 2015, Poland’s official reserve assets, managed by Narodowy Bank Polski, stood at EUR 93.9 billion, or USD 102.9 billion in US dollar terms.
On 5 June 2015, NBP released its data on the country’s official reserve asset holdings. According to the data, at the end of May 2015 these amounted to EUR 93.9 billion, an increase of EUR 2.1 billion on the end of April figure. In US dollar terms, Poland’s foreign exchange reserves stood at USD 102.9 billion, the same as the April 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 a 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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