JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s net foreign reserves fell to $43.906 billion in July from $43.940 billion in June, the Reserve Bank said on Wednesday.
Gross reserves declined to $49.360 billion at the end of July from $49.804 billion in the prior month, central bank data showed.
The forward position, which represents the central bank’s unsettled, or swap transactions, rose to $539 million in July from $376 million in June.
(Reporting by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, editing by Louise Heavens)
South Africa's central bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago looks on next to finance minister Tito Mboweni as they attend an event to launch a commemorative coin, in Johannesburg
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