Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Monday the central bank holds government bonds worth Rs 8 lakh crore ($120.54 billion) alongside record-high foreign exchange reserves.
The number provides some clarity given the central bank does not disclose the amount of its debt holdings.
Rajan made the comment in a speech at an event featuring bankers and start-up executives, in which he discussed that the central bank had plenty of funds at its disposal.
India's foreign exchange reserves surged to a record $360 billion in the week ended 1 April.
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Updated Date: Apr 11, 2016 12:56:40 IST