FRANKFURT -(Dow Jones)- The Eurosystem's reserves of gold and gold receivables increased EUR2 million to EUR232.11 billion in the week ended Aug. 28, the European Central Bank said Tuesday.
The Eurosystem's reserves of net foreign currency increased EUR500 million to EUR194.6 billion during the period.
The ECB said cash in circulation decreased EUR1.2 billion to EUR767.2 billion.
The Eurosystem consists of the Frankfurt-based ECB and the 16 euro-zone national central banks. Slovakia joined the euro area as of Jan. 1.
ECB Web site: www.ecb.int
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