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  • Further increase in lending margin

    The lending margins on new and outstanding mortgages to households increased to 1.70 and 1.73 per cent in August. The fixed-interest rate on new mortgages was unchanged at 2.47 per cent in August, while the floating rate was stable at 2.50 per cent.

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  • Weaker growth in domestic loan debt

    The twelve-month growth in the credit indicator C2 was 5.6 per cent to the end of August, down from 5.7 per cent the previous month.

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  • Weaker money supply growth

    The twelve-month growth in the monetary aggregate M3 was 6.7 per cent to end-August, down from 7.7 per cent the previous month. Households’ growth in M3 was 3.5 per cent to end-August, up from 3.2 per cent the previous month.

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  • Revisions in the financial accounts

    According to the revision policy for the financial accounts and the national accounts, the third quarter publication is the window for larger revisions.

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  • Increased money supply growth

    The twelve-month growth in the monetary aggregate M3 was 7.7 per cent to end-July, up from 7.1 per cent the previous month. Households’ growth in M3 was 3.2 per cent to end-July, down from 3.8 per cent the previous month.

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  • Unchanged growth in domestic debt

    The twelve-month growth in the credit indicator C2 was 5.7 per cent up to the end of July, unchanged from the previous month.

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  • Lower fixed-interest rates

    The fixed-interest rate on new mortgages fell by 0.03 percentage points in July to 2.47 per cent, while the floating rate was stable at 2.52 per cent. The loans margins have increased since December last year.

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  • Increase in pension liabilities

    The total pension liabilities in occupational pensions increased by NOK 110.7 billion between 2015 and 2016, to NOK 1 789 billion.

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  • Increase in value-adjusted profit for life insurance

    Life insurance companies had an increase in value-adjusted profit of 54 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016. This is mainly due to an increase in net value of shares.

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  • Interest rate margins on mortgages increase

    The interest rate margins on new and outstanding mortgages to households increased in June. The fixed-interest rate on new mortgages increased by 0.02 percentage points in June, while the floating rate was stable.

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  • Good results for banks

    Norwegian banks’ pre-tax profit amounted to NOK 28.4 billion in the 1st half of 2017. This is an increase of NOK 1.6 billion from the 1st half of 2016.

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  • Increased domestic debt growth

    The twelve-month growth in the credit indicator C2 was 5.7 per cent to end-June, up from 5.4 per cent the previous month.

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  • Decreased money supply growth

    The twelve-month growth in the monetary aggregate M3 was 6.8 per cent to end-June, down from 7.2 per cent the previous month. Households’ growth in M3 was 3.8 per cent to end-June, up from 3.7 per cent the previous month.

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  • Stronger growth in total loan debt

    The twelve-month growth in total gross debt (C3) was 2.2 per cent to end-May 2017, up from 1.8 per cent the previous month. The increase stemmed from both domestic and foreign debt sources.

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  • Continued increase in profits for pension funds

    The result for pension funds was NOK 3.7 billion in 2016, compared to NOK 2.8 billion in 2015. One of the main reasons for this increase was the better return on securities in 2016.

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