Total bank lending in Singapore rose 1.5 per cent in October from September, central bank data showed on Friday.
Loans and advances by domestic banking units in the city-state amounted to $479.42 billion last month, up from $472.3 billion in September.
From a year ago, October bank lending rose 18 per cent.
Loans and advances in Asian currency units edged up to $381.44 billion in October from $380.66 billion in September.
For details of the latest monthly statistics, see www.mas.gov.sg