The combined amount of South Korea’s household
credit, composed of mortgage loans and credit card spending,… remained above the one-point-three-trillion
U.S. dollar mark in the second quarter. The Bank of Korea released provisional figures
on Thursday,… showing household credit during the April-to-June period rose nearly two percent
compared to the previous quarter. The central bank says,…. the rate of increase
of household loans from banks, including mortgage loans… rose by more than eleven-point-four
billion dollars. Loans from non-banking institutions jumped
by over two-point-three billion dollars.