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| 16 February, 2017

TABLE- Bahrain bank lending growth slows in November, M2 picks up

Bahrain dinar. 

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Bahrain dinar. shutterstock.

Bahrain's central bank released the following money supply and banking data for Nov.

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Bahrain's central bank released the following money supply and banking data.

BAHRAIN MONEY SUPPLY END-NOV 16  END-OCT 16  END-NOV 15 
M1 change yr/yr (pct 2.6 3.7 7.2
M2 change yr/yr    3.2 2.4 1.6
M2-M1 change yr/yr  3.6 1.8 -1
Private sector credit yr/yr  2.5 2.8 6.6
BAHRAIN C.BANK NET FOREIGN ASSETS      
bln dinars 0.879 1.076 1.222
change yr/yr (pct) -28.1 -7.4 -45.5

NOTE. Previous net foreign assets are revised. Percentages are calculated by Reuters from official data.

(Reporting by Andrew Torchia; Editing by Toby Chopra) ((andrew.torchia@thomsonreuters.com; 9715 6681 7277; Reuters Messaging: andrew.torchia.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))