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FEDERAL
statistical

RESERVE

release

G.18-.

June 4, 1965
CONSmiER IlISTr.LAimr CRECIT AT COM'iERCIAL BANKS APRIL 1965

Consumer instalment credit held by commercial banks at the end
of April amounted to $25,117 million, representing increases of $580
:
million from March 31 and 82,893 million from April 30 last year. The
amount owed on automobile paper accounted for about two-thirds of the banks'
consumer credit holdings during the past year and represented the major part
cf the total in April.
The volume of instalment credit extended for automobiles during
April continued strong. Personal instalment loans made during the month,
including tax borrowing, increased sharply from the March volume but were
still considerably smaller than the automobile extensions.
Consumer Instalment Credit at Commercial Banks

Type of "credit
Automobile paper,•total
Purchased
Direct
Other consumer goods
Home repair and modernization
Personal loans.
Total

Amounts outstanding
| Change from:
Anril 30
j Month
Year
1965
ago
1 ago

Volume extended
Change from:
Month
Year
ago . ago

April
1965

13,583 1 + 3 7 1

+1,910

1,370

+ 53

+251

8 , 7 6 9 I +230
. 4 , 8 1 4 I +141

+1,268
-+ 642

856
514

+ 37
+ 16

+146
+105

+ 321
+ . 56
+
606

343
126
752

+ 19
+ 11
+ 94

+ 51
+ 3
+128

+2,893

2,591

+1-77

+433

. 123
386
145

+ 3
+ 22
+ 5

+ 9
+ 31
+ 17

3,506
2,364
5,664

+ 45
- 4
+168

25,117 - +580

Federal Reserve District:
Boston
^ liew York
Philadelphia

+ 26
1,182
3,614
+ 71
1,574; 1 + 2 7

+
91
+
315
+ , 160

Cleveland.
Richmond
Atlanta -

+ 50
1,773
+ 48
1,977
1 , 9 0 1 . + 59

+
+
+

248
226
183

184
202
224

+ 11
+ 13
t 13

+ 40
+ 31
+ 39

3,781
1,166
783

+104
+ 20
+ 28

+
+
+

520
98
130

406
105
88

+ 50
+ 12
+. 7

+ 96
+ 13
+ 21

1,261
1,529
4,376

+ 56" +
+
+ 39
+ 92
+

150
216
558

145
155
•428

+ 19
- 1
+ 23

+ 33
+ 35
+ 68

- Chicago
. - St. Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas

Digitized for San Francisco
FRASER


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