India has large reserves to tide over currency turmoil: Economic affairs secretary

​​The reserves, which have been dipping as the central bank deploys the kitty to defend the currency amid a pressure caused majorly by global developments, had declined by USD 2.23 billion to USD 550.87 billion in the previous week. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday had said "due to the strength of our microeconomic fundamentals, rupee is holding out well. The rate of fall of other currencies vis-a-vis against the US dollar has been sharply much more than the Indian rupee".

India has large reserves to tide over currency turmoil: Economic affairs secretary
​​The reserves, which have been dipping as the central bank deploys the kitty to defend the currency amid a pressure caused majorly by global developments, had declined by USD 2.23 billion to USD 550.87 billion in the previous week. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday had said "due to the strength of our microeconomic fundamentals, rupee is holding out well. The rate of fall of other currencies vis-a-vis against the US dollar has been sharply much more than the Indian rupee".