foreign currency reserves

/ˌfɒrɪn 'kʌrənsi rɪˌzɜ:vz/ plural noun
a country’s reserves held in currencies of other countries.
Also called foreign exchange reserves, international reserves
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‘…the treasury says it needs the cash to rebuild its foreign reserves which have fallen from $19 billion when the government took office to $7 billion in August’ [Economist]

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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