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UAE central bank foreign assets rise in February

March 19 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates central bank released the following figures for foreign assets in February.

UAE C.BANK FOREIGN CURRENCY ASSETS 02/17 01/17 02/16 bln dirhams 307.9 290.8 306.1 deposits 149.0 129.9 134.1 foreign securities 153.1 152.2 166.9 NOTE: Data as of the end of the period.

(Reporting by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Paul Tait)