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Central Bank Report Reveals Detailed Financial Dynamics in Cyprus: Interest Rate Fluctuations and Loan Trends Analyzed

Cyprus witnessed a series of noteworthy developments in its financial sector during March, as highlighted in the latest report from the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC). The report delves into the intricacies of interest rate fluctuations and loan dynamics, shedding light on key trends shaping the nation's economic landscape.


Central Bank Report Reveals Detailed Financial Dynamics in Cyprus: Interest Rate Fluctuations and Loan Trends Analyzed

In March, consumer loan interest rates experienced a marginal uptick, contrasting with a notable decrease in rates for housing loans. Meanwhile, household deposit rates saw a modest increase, indicating shifts in the borrowing and saving behavior of Cypriot households. Specifically, the interest rate for household time deposits up to one year saw an uptick to 2.24 per cent, up from 1.98 per cent in the previous month, while rates for deposits from non-financial corporations dipped to 2.24 per cent from 2.53 per cent.


Highlighting the nuances of loan interest rates, the report underlines a slight increase in consumer loan rates to 6.19 per cent, juxtaposed with a decline in housing loan rates to 4.75 per cent. Moreover, interest rates for loans to non-financial corporations witnessed decreases across various loan amounts, reflecting evolving lending dynamics in the corporate sector.


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In terms of loan activity, March saw a notable decrease in total new loans compared to the previous month, amounting to €496.4 million. This marked a decline from €575.5 million in the preceding month. Within this context, new consumer loans decreased to €22.2 million, with €20.5 million attributed to net new loans. Similarly, new housing loans registered a decrease to €119.6 million, with net new loans amounting to €86.9 million.


However, amidst these declines, new loans to non-financial corporations for amounts up to €1 million displayed an increase to €69.3 million, with net new loans totaling €52.2 million. On the other hand, new loans for amounts exceeding €1 million saw a decrease to €270.8 million, with net new loans amounting to €123.8 million.


The comprehensive insights provided by the CBC report offer a nuanced understanding of Cyprus's financial dynamics in March. From interest rate fluctuations to shifts in loan activity across different sectors, these trends underscore the evolving economic landscape of the country, with potential implications for both consumers and businesses alike.

By fLEXI tEAM

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