Dec 12 (Reuters) - Bahrain's M2 money supply growth slowed
to a four-month low of 6.7 percent year-on-year at the end of
October from 8.9 percent in the previous month, the Gulf
country's central bank data showed on Wednesday.
Bank lending growth to the private sector decelerated to 9.4
percent year-on-year in October, its lowest level since
September 2011, from 10.5 percent in September, the data also
BAHRAIN MONEY SUPPLY END-OCT 12 END-SEPT 12 END-OCT 11
M1 change yr/yr (pct) 6.2 12.7 12.8
M2 change yr/yr 6.7 8.9 4.0
M2-M1 change yr/yr 7.0 7.1 0.2
Private sector credit yr/yr 9.4 10.5 11.7
BAHRAIN C.BANK NET FOREIGN ASSETS
bln dinars 1.833 1.668 1.565
change yr/yr (pct) 17.1 2.6 -12.3
NOTE. Percentage changes are Reuters calculations based on
($1 = 0.377 Bahraini dinars)
(Reporting by Martin Dokoupil; Editing by Amran Abocar)
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