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S.Korea Jan money supply growth eases to slowest in nearly 3 years
March 9, 2017 / 3:02 AM / 5 months ago

S.Korea Jan money supply growth eases to slowest in nearly 3 years

    SEOUL, March 9 (Reuters) - Following are the latest monthly
figures on South Korea's key money supply indicators, released
by the Bank of Korea on Thursday:
   
                                            FEB     JAN     DEC
 L money supply (pct, y/y)                    ~    +6.8    +7.8
 M2 money supply (pct, y/y)                   ~    +5.7    +7.1
 Bank lending to households (trln won)     +2.9    +0.1    +3.5
  
 NOTE:
 - L money supply measure covers all cash, deposits at financial
institutions and money market instruments issued. January's
growth was the slowest since a 6.8 percent rise in March 2014.
 - M2 money supply measure excludes financial instruments with a
maturity of two years or longer, corporate bonds, commercial
paper, central and municipal government bonds.
 - Bank lending to households, including mortgage loans, show
net changes during the month.    
    
    
    

 (Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)
  

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