South Africa's net foreign reserves rose to $56.319 billion at the end of November from $55.510 billion in October, central bank data showed on Thursday.

Gross reserves increased to $61.721 billion in November from $60.962 billion in October. The forward position, which represents the central bank's unsettled or swap transactions, was unchanged at $0.508 billion from $0.508 billion.

(Reporting by Tannur Anders and Bhargav Acharya; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)