RPT-Japan October bank loans -1.9 pct vs year ago

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TOKYO, Nov 09 (BestGrowthStock) – The balance of outstanding loans
held by Japanese banks fell 1.9 percent in October from a year
earlier, Bank of Japan data showed on Tuesday. [JPBNK=ECI]

Loans held by the country’s four main categories of banks,
including “shinkin” or credit unions, stood at 456.98 trillion
yen ($5.6 trillion).

Excluding factors such as loan write-offs, the loan balance
fell 1.7 percent from the same month a year earlier.

Following is a table of Japanese bank lending (preliminary,
with year-on-year percentage changes; some previous figures may
be revised):

OCT SEP AUG
Banks including shinkin: -1.9 -1.8 -1.9
Banks excluding shinkin: -2.0 -1.8 -2.0
Outstanding CP held by banks: -8.2 -9.6 -14.0
To view the full tables, go to
http://www.boj.or.jp/en/type/stat/boj_stat/kashi/kasi1010.pdf
(US$1=81.13 Yen)

RPT-Japan October bank loans -1.9 pct vs year ago