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Where Are India’s International Reserves Invested?


  • Ramkishen S. Rajan


  • Sasidaran Gopalan



Most standard indicators suggest that India’s reserve stock is more than adequate. The rapid stockpiling of foreign exchange reserves implies that the RBI has been leaning-against-the-wind to keep down the value of the Indian Rupee. As India has become more export-oriented it has become keenly aware of the need to remain price competitive in the short run, This situation dictates that there may be potential benefits from pursuing a more coordinated approach to dealing with monetary and exchange rate policies in the region. [This is an abbreviated version of a working paper by the authors (see Rajan and Gopalan, 2010).]

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  • Ramkishen S. Rajan & Sasidaran Gopalan, 2010. "Where Are India’s International Reserves Invested?," Working Papers id:2382, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2382
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