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Indian companies park $1.4 bln overseas in Sept - cbank

MUMBAI, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Indian companies directly invested$1.4 billion overseas in September, lower than $1.9 billion amonth ago, data from the central bank showed on Monday.

Bank guarantees for such investments fell sharply to $653.6million in September from $1.1 billion in the previous month,while equities and loans also declined to $478.6 million and$226.4 million respectively, the data showed.

(Reporting by Shamik Paul; Editing by Anand Basu)

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