30 Jul 2009 12:56

Russian international reserves up $4.3 bln in week

MOSCOW. July 30 (Interfax) - Russia's international reserves up $4.3 billion to $402.4 billion in the week to July 24, the Central Bank said on Thursday.

The reserves stood at $398.1 billion on July 17.

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.