household lending

Household lending continues to fall

Household lending continues to fall

Lending to Irish households continued to fall in November, but deposits at Irish institutions rose, according to new figures from the Central Bank. The money and banking statistics show loans to households fell by 4.3 per cent in the year to November, as consumers maintained…
Demand for loans slows

Demand for loans slows

A survey on lending from the Central Bank shows that loan demand from both consumers and businesses continued to decline in the last three months of last year. The Central Bank's bank lending survey reveals that for the third quarter in a row, credit standards…