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Lebanese banks held $5.3 billion in foreign debt, equities in 2009

Figures issued by the Central Bank show that the net investment portfolio of Lebanese banks and financial institutions in foreign debt and equity securities totaled $5.33 billion at the end of September 2009, constituting an increase of 20 percent from $4.44 billion at end-2008 and an increase of 12 percent from $4.76 billion at the end of September 2008, as reported by Lebanon This Week, the economic publication of the Byblos Bank Group.

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