22 Oct 2009 11:11

Russian international reserves up $4.7 bln in week

MOSCOW. October 22 (Interfax) - Russia's international reserves up $4.7 billion to $423.4 billion in the week to October 16, the Central Bank said on Thursday.

The reserves stood at $418.7 billion on October 9.

They consist of highly liquid financial assets at the disposal of the CB and Russian government, including foreign currency, monetary gold, special drawing rights, the reserve position at the IMF and other reserve assets.