Zona euro, M3 risale in novembre, accelera calo prestiti a privati
FRANCOFORTE, 3 gennaio (Reuters) - Euro zone money supply growth picked up slightly in November, while loans to the private sector contracted further, the European Central Bank said on Friday. The ECB gave the following percentage changes in growth, seasonally adjusted: NOV OCT Prior M3 annual growth rate 1.5 1.4 (1.4) M3 3-month moving avg 12-mo growth 1.7 1.9 (1.9) Annual total credit growth -1.4 -1.0 (-1.0) Annual credit growth private sector -1.6 -1.4 (-1.4) -- of which loans -2.3 -2.2 (-2.1) -- of which loans (adj. for sales and securitisation) -1.8 -1.7 (-1.7) Breakdown of Loans, pct annual growth rate: Loans to households 0.1 0.2 (0.1) -- consumer credit -3.4 -3.1 (-3.1) -- for home purchases 0.9 0.9 (0.9) Loans to non-financial corporations -3.9 -3.8 (-3.7) Loans to NFCs adj. for sales and securitisation -3.1 -3.0 (-2.9) Monthly loan flow to firms (bln euros) -14 -17 (-14) FORECAST: A Reuters poll showed 27 economists on average expected 12-month M3 growth of 1.5 percent, with forecasts ranging from 1.0 percent to 2.1 percent. For private loan growth, economists on average expected a contraction of 2.1 percent, with a forecast range of -2.4 percent to -1.9 percent. For a copy of the report, please click here NOTES: The data are adjusted to exclude holdings of money market fund shares or units by residents outside the euro area and non-resident holdings of money market paper and debt securities with an initial maturity of up to two years. Previously reported data from the prior month are in brackets. The ECB has set a reference rate of 4.5 percent for the three-month moving average of annual money supply growth, above which the bank sees dangers to medium-term price stability. (Writing by Eva Taylor and Sakari Suoninen)
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