Russia posts small rise in gold reserves

Russia's gold and currency reserves have grown 100m dollars, from 48.1bn to 48.2bn dollars, in the period from 17 January to 24 January, a news agency said information from the Central Bank of Russia.

The figure has increased 0.8 per cent as compared to 1 January, Prime-TASS reported, when the gold and currency reserves stood at 47.8bn dollars.