In the week to Oct. 17, Russian central bank reserves of forex and gold fell $12.9B, or 2.8%,...

|By:, SA News Editor

In the week to Oct. 17, Russian central bank reserves of forex and gold fell $12.9B, or 2.8%, following a $15.5B decline the previous week. Russia's reserves have been falling rapidly since August on geopolitical conflict and market turmoil.