FRANKFURT (Dow Jones)--The Eurosystem's reserves of gold and gold receivables fell EUR58 million to EUR231.91 billion in the week ended Sept. 25, the European Central Bank said Tuesday.
The Eurosystem's reserves of net foreign currency decreased by EUR1 billion to EUR189.2 billion during the period, it said.
The ECB said cash in circulation deceased by EUR1.4 billion to EUR766.1 billion.
The Eurosystem consists of the Frankfurt-based ECB and the 16 euro-zone national central banks. Slovakia joined the euro zone Jan. 1, 2009.
ECB Web site: http://www.ecb.int/
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