July 2 (Reuters) - Money supply (M2) in Qatar rose 34.0
percent year-on-year at the end of May, a four-month low, after
a 44.3 percent jump in the previous month, central bank data
But total bank credit grew 17.9 percent on an annual basis
in May, the slowest clip since July 2011, down from a 22.3
percent increase in the previous month.
QATAR MONEY SUPPLY END-MAY 13 END-APRIL 13 END-MAY 12
M1 change yr/yr (pct) 26.2 16.4 14.8
M2-M1 yr/yr 36.8 55.9 9.5
M2 change yr/yr 34.0 44.3 10.8
Total credit yr/yr 17.9 22.3 40.9
QATAR C.BANK NET FOREIGN RESERVES
bln riyals 146.8 139.4 87.8
change yr/yr (pct) 67.1 65.8 24.6
($1 = 3.64 Qatar riyals)
(Reporting by Martin Dokoupil; Editing by Andrew Torchia)
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