Lending to the eurozone's corporate sector rose at its fastest pace since the financial crisis in October the European Central Bank revealed on Tuesday.
Growth in lending to non-financial corporations rose at a rate of 2.9% in October, up from 2.4% in the previous month - hitting its fasted pace of growth since mid-2009, the ECB data showed.
Household lending growth, meanwhile, remained unchanged at 2.7%.
Broad monetary supply
The annual growth rate of the broadest monetary aggregate - M3 money supply - which, as well as currency in circulation and overnigh deposits, also includes money market funds, repos, and other larger liquid assets, eased to 5% in October, from 5.2% in September.