By Yantoultra Ngui
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Malaysia's international reserves totaled $98.3 billion as of Nov. 15, slightly higher than two weeks earlier, the central bank said in a statement Tuesday.
The central bank didn't give a reason for the rise in reserves from $97.8 billion as of Oct. 31.
The reserves are sufficient to finance 8.4 months of retained imports and are 1.2 times the country's short-term external debt.
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November 22, 2016 02:14 ET (07:14 GMT)
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