BOJ trims purchase of 3-5 year JGBs in its market operation
TOKYO, March 29 The Bank of Japan trimmed the purchase of three to five-year Japanese government bonds in its regular market operations on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE Dec 30 Singapore total bank lending in November rose 0.4 percent from October, due to a rise in general commerce loans, central bank data showed on Friday.
Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the city-state amounted S$610.6 billion last month, up from to S$608.0 billion in October.
November bank lending rose 1.1 percent, from a year earlier.
Loans and advances in Asian currency units (ACU) rose to S$539.4 billion in November from S$528.9 billion in October
The ACU market refers to loans denominated in currencies other than the Singapore dollar. For details of the latest monthly statistics, see www.mas.gov.sg (Reporting by Fathin Ungku; Editing by Michael Perry)
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