Eurozone banks report further easing in credit standards

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TLTROs and asset purchase programmes are having an impact

Credit standards continued to ease in the fourth quarter of 2014 according to the latest eurozone bank lending survey, which also reveals a sharp increase in demand for loans from non-financial corporations (NFCs).

Eurozone banks reported a "net easing" in credit standards for all types of loans included in the survey - loans to enterprises, loans for house purchases, and consumer credit.

Loans to enterprises eased the most, with the net percentage of banks reporting easier credit standards risi

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