ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Macroeconomic Indicators

The ratio of foreign currency assets to domestic assets in the balance sheet of the Reserve Bank of India turned adverse from 89:11 in 2007-08 to 66:34 in 2011-12. A similar proportion of income from foreign sources to domestic sources turned much more adverse from 90:10 to 37:63 between the two years which reflects decreasing return on foreign assets. There was an absolute decline in income from foreign sources from Rs 51,883 crore to Rs 19,810 crore, while income from domestic sources showed a huge increase from Rs 5,868 crore to Rs 33,360 crore between the two years.

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