Original article by Michael Roddan
The Australian – Page: 21 : 1-Nov-17
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has reported that the value of mortgage loans written for owner-occupiers rose by 0.5 per cent in September, to $A1.03bn. Meanwhile, there was 0.3 per cent growth across the mortgage lending sector during the month. Separate data from the Reserve Bank shows that there was 0.5 per cent growth in housing loans in September, while year-on-year growth rose from 6.4 per cent to 6.5 per cent. In contrast, annual growth in business lending was 4.3 per cent.
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