The Central Bank’s (BDL) balance sheet revealed a 0.71% monthly rise in total assets to stand at $86.82B by end of November, 2014. The bank’s foreign assets ticked down by 0.37% to $38.73B, and loans to the local financial sector dropped by 1.89% to $3.90B. Meanwhile its securities portfolio widened by 2.43% to $13.92B. Gold reserves increased by 1.11% from October, to $10.93B. On the liabilities side, financial sector deposits grew by 0.47% month-on-month to $67.40B. Similarly, public sector deposits inched up 0.37% to $6.80B by end of November.