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Romania FX reserves rise by 1.47 bln euros in Sept

BUCHAREST, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The Romanian central bank's foreign exchange reserves, excluding 103.7 tonnes of gold, rose by 1.47 billion euros on the month to 32.4 billion euros ($41.7 billion) at the end of September, central bank data showed on Monday.

Inflows were roughly 2.9 billion euros, helped largely by a September Eurobond issue by the finance ministry. Outflows were 1.4 billion euros.

Payments to service external public and publicly guaranteed debt maturing in October totalled 122.3 million euros.

FOREX RESERVES end-September end-August (euro mln) 32,427 30,954 Total entries 2,892 1,142 Total outflows 1,419 2,329 ($1 = 0.7773 euros)

(Reporting by Ioana Patran; Editing by Luiza Ilie)

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