(Corrects headline and previous week’s net increase in second paragraph in article published March 26.)
Mexico’s international reserves rose to $165.8 billion in the week ended March 22, the central bank reported on its website today.
Reserves registered a net increase of $145 million, the bank said, after rising $291 million in the previous week.
Mexico’s reserves have climbed 1.4 percent so far this year, after rising 15 percent in 2012, while the peso has strengthened 4.3 percent against the dollar since Jan. 1 after increasing 8.4 percent last year.
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