Commercial lending down 7.8% in Sept.

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Commercial loans including mortgages to investors fell 7.8 per cent in September, while home loans to owner-occupiers also fell during the same period.
Commercial loans including mortgages to investors fell 7.8 per cent to $40 billion in September.

Home loans to owner occupiers were down 2.1 per cent to $20.7 billion, according to seasonally adjusted figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Personal loans rose 0.8 per cent to $6.24 billion in September, while lease finance fell 1.3 per cent to $565 million.