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Malaysia's c.bank reserves slightly up at $100.8 bln as of Sept 15
September 21, 2017 / 7:06 AM / 3 months ago

Malaysia's c.bank reserves slightly up at $100.8 bln as of Sept 15

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Malaysia's gross
international reserves rose to $100.8 billion as of Sept. 15,
from $100.5 billion on Aug. 30, the central bank said on
Thursday. 
    Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said the reserves were sufficient
to finance 7.7 months of retained imports and were 1.1 times the
short-term external debt.
    The central bank released the following international
reserves data, expressed in billions of dollars:
                          Sep 15    Aug 30    Aug 15    July 31
 Total gross              100.8     100.5     100.4     99.4
 international reserves                                 
 Foreign currency         94.3      94.0      93.9      93.0
 reserves                                               
 IMF reserves position    0.8       0.8       0.8       0.8
 SDRs                     1.2       1.2       1.2       1.1
 Gold                     1.5       1.5       1.5       1.5
 Other reserve assets     3.0       3.0       3.0       3.0
 
($1 = 4.1980 ringgit)

 (Reporting by Rozanna Latiff; Editing by Sunil Nair)
  

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