As per the RBI data, forex reserves for the week ended May 25, pluged by US$ 2.23 billion to US$ 412.83 billion on the back of decline in core currency assets. In the reporting week, the fall in forex reserves amounted to as mucb as US$ 2.64 billion and reached US$ 415.05 billion.
The country's reserves for the first time crossed the US$ 400 billion work in the week ended September, 2017. And in the week to April 13, the reserves hit a record high of US$ 426.028 billion.
The central bank said there has been a fall in core currency assets by US$ 2.229 billion to US$ 387.59 billion.
The foreign currency assets or FCAs denoted in terms of the US dollar includes the effect of depreciation or appreciation of non-US currencies like the pound, yen and the euro.
The gold reserves remained though unchanged for the reporting week at US$ 21.70 billion.
Special drawing rights of the county also came in lower at US$ 1.498 billion with a fall of US$ 2.9 million.