In April 2011, the spread between Non-Financial Corporate Loans volume under €1 mln over those for house purchases were:
- Floating rate and up to 1 year fixation corporate loans v similar house purchase loans: 1.54 percentage points, up from 1.18 in March and well above the historical average spread of 1.16 percentage points. Historical average spread for the period January 2008-present is 1.23 percentage points. April 2011 new business rate spread is the highest since January 2009.
- Over 1 year fixation rates spread stood at 1.88 percentage points in April, up on 1.63 percentage points in March 2011. Historical average is 1.02 percentage points and average spread for the period since January 2008 is 0.99 percentage points.