August 2011 MA falls by 4.3% YoY

August saw another YoY fall in MA, our money supply measure, though again at a decelerating rate compared to the previous two months. The figure was at -4.3% which is less than the -4.7% and -5.1% we saw in July and June respectively. This is an interesting result given that August was the month when the turmoil in the financial markets picked up. 

M4, the broad money supply published by the Bank of England also fell but only by 0.6% while N&C grew by 5.6% YoY.