BoE statistics show fall in business lending in March

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The latest bank lending statistics, released by the Bank of England (BoE) today (May 2), show lending to businesses declined and lending to UK households rose in March.

There was a contraction in the rate of net lending to the UK business sector, with the value of loans to non-financial insititutions declining by £1.7 billion compared with the previous month. Net lending to consumers in March rose by £1.4 billion for the month, which compares with a rise of £1.3 billion for the previous month.


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