foreign currency reserves

Definitions

Accounting

  • plural noun foreign money held by a government to support its own currency and pay its debts.

Banking

  • plural noun a country’s reserves held in currencies of other countries.

Economics

  • plural noun money or other liquid assets held by a country and used to settle international debts. gold and SDRs form part of a country’s foreign currency reserves.
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