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Currency Reserves Climb

Russia’s international currency and gold reserves, the world’s third largest, climbed $2 billion in the week ended July 16 to $469.3 billion, the Central Bank said Thursday.

That is the highest level since November 2008, according to Bloomberg data. 

(Bloomberg)


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