Financial Aggregates September 2001

Release date: 31 October 2001

Credit provided to the private sector by financial intermediaries rose by 1.1 per cent in September, in seasonally adjusted terms, following a rise of 0.8 per cent in August. Total credit rose by 8.7 per cent over the year to September.

M3 rose by 2.9 per cent in September and broad money rose by 2.6 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms. Over the year to September, M3 rose by 9.9 per cent and broad money rose by 7.6 per cent.

Growth rates are reported after adjusting for the effects of the breaks in series recorded in the footnotes to tables.  Figures showing the levels of financial aggregates are not adjusted for series breaks.

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