Singapore Aug bank lending rises 2.3 pct from July
SINGAPORE, Sept 28 |
SINGAPORE, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Total bank lending in Singapore rose 2.3 percent in August from July, central bank data showed on Friday.
Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the city-state amounted to S$468.8 billion ($381.74 billion) last month, up from S$458.3 billion in July.
From a year ago, August bank lending rose 19.2 percent.
Housing loans to consumers rose to S$143.3 billion in August from S$141.3 billion in July.
For details of the latest monthly statistics, see www.mas.gov.sg ($1 = 1.2281 Singapore dollars)
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