March 14 (Reuters) - Foreign assets in Hong Kong's Exchange
Fund stood at HK$3.15 trillion ($405.5 billion) at the end of
February, down HK$7.6 billion from the previous month, the Hong
Kong Monetary Authority said on Tuesday.
The Exchange Fund backs the local currency, which has been
pegged to the U.S. dollar since 1983.
($1 = 7.7686 Hong Kong dollars)
(Reporting by Twinnie Siu; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)