Australia – Aug Housing Finance
12/10/2018 11:07 am MYT
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In seasonally adjusted terms, the total value of dwelling finance commitments in Aug decreased 2.1% from Jul. Owner-occupied housing commitments and  investment housing commitments respectively fell 2.7% and 1.1% from the preceding month – see table 1.

Year-on-year, the total value of owner-occupied housing commitments and investment housing commitments respectively fell 3.9% and 20.5% – see figure 1. Looking ahead, the growth of investment housing commitments should remain mild, due to tighter lending standards.

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