Kazakhstan Currency and Gold Reserves Fall to $28.3 Billion

Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Kazakhstan’s gross foreign-currency and gold reserves declined 4.6 percent from a month earlier in December to $28.3 billion.

Reserves fell 3.6 percent in 2012, the Almaty-based central bank said today in a statement on website. The assets of the country’s National Oil Fund grew 0.4 percent from November to $57.8 billion, it said.

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