Deposits increased by €149 million compared to December 2016 following a decline of €75 million in December 2016.
Compared with January 2016 deposits in the Cypriot banking system rose by 6.0% or €2.8 billion.
Deposits of Cypriot residents amounted to €36.3 billion reduced by €160 million, whereas deposits by other euro area residents increased by €30 million to €3.3 billion. Deposits held by other residents increased by €280 million to €9.4 billion.
Total loans in January 2017 amounted to €54.9 billion marking a net reduction of €86.4 million following a reduction of €98 million in December 2016.
Loans continue a downward path for 13 consecutive months. The annual reduction rate however amounted to 6.6% which is the lowest since December 2015.
Corporate loans amounted to €22.4 billion marking a reduction of €20.6 million.
Household total loans in January 2017 amounted to €22.7 billion down by €28.7 million.
Consumer loans rose by €18 million reaching €2.6 billion, whereas housing loans amounted to €12.9 billion, marking a reduction of €41 million. Other household loans amounted to €7.2 billion down by €5.7 million.