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30 July 2014 – Results of the July 2014 euro area bank lending survey

  • Credit standards on loans to enterprises were eased by banks in net terms, for the first time since the second quarter of 2007.
  • Banks reported a narrowing of their margins on riskier loans to enterprises, for the first time since the start of the survey.
  • Loan demand was positive for all loan categories and recovered further.