Pakistan Forex Reserves $10.208B In Week Ended Jan 24

Pakistan Forex Reserves $10.208B In Week Ended Jan 24

KARACHI (Dow Jones)--Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves rose to $10.208 billion in the week ended Jan. 24 from $9.949 billion the previous week, the State Bank of Pakistan said Thursday.

Of the total reserves, holdings of foreign exchange reserves by the central bank were $6.873 billion, compared with $6.585 billion in the previous week.

Foreign exchange deposits held by commercial banks were $3.335 billion, compared with $3.364 billion in the week ended Jan. 17, the central bank said.

-By Haris Zamir, Contributing to Dow Jones Newswires; 91-11-43563300; [email protected]

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January 29, 2009 08:15 ET (13:15 GMT)


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