The Riksbank has long been in the practice of compiling "financial market statistics", i.e. statistical data on Swedish financial institutions and the financial markets. Since 1 April 2003 the data are assembled by SCB (Statistics Sweden), on behalf of the Riksbank. The required information has mainly been collected on a monthly basis. Certain information has, nevertheless, been reported quarterly. These statistics are based mainly on the MFI report. The MFI sector consists of banks, housing credit institutions, finance companies, institutions financing municipalities and companies, monetary securities companies and monetary investment funds (money market funds).
These statistics are the responsibility of
Financial Market Statistics, March 2013
The annual growth rate for Monetary Financial Institutions' (MFIs) lending to non-financial corporations was 3.3 percent at the end of March. This is an increase compared to February, when the growth rate was 1.4 percent. The growth rate was 4.4 percent in March 2012. MFIs include banks and housing credit institutions among others.
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