Malaysia International Reserves at $96.1 Billion as of April 28

By Yantoultra NguiFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Malaysia's international reserves rose to $96.1 billion as of April 28 from $95.7 billion on April 14, the country's central bank said Friday.

Bank Negara Malaysia didn't a provide reason for the rise in reserves.

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It said the reserves are sufficient to finance 7.9 months of retained imports, and are 1.1 times the country's short-term external debt.

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May 05, 2017 03:30 ET (07:30 GMT)