SINGAPORE Feb 28 Total bank lending in
Singapore rose 1.8 percent in January from December, central
bank data showed on Thursday.
Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the
city-state amounted to S$499.5 billion ($403.6 billion) last
month, up from S$490.8 billion in December.
From a year earlier, January bank lending rose 18.3 percent.
Loans and advances in Asian currency units (ACU) rose to
S$406.2 billion in January from S$388.5 billion in December. The
ACU market refers to loans denominated in currencies other than
the Singapore dollar.
For details of the latest monthly statistics, see
($1 = 1.2377 Singapore dollars)
(Reporting by John O'Callaghan)