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Bank credit registers 5.8 % growth compared to last year 


  • During the first quarter of the current financial year, Bank credit registered 5.8% growth compared to last year. 
  • Personal loans accelerated to 14.8% on a year-on-year basis while bank credit to the industrial sector declined. 
  • Credit to individuals in the household sectors continued to rise and their share in total loans increased to 43.3% from 34.2% five years ago. 
  • Female borrowers had nearly 22% share in the amount of credit to individuals.