The jump in lending in August proved temporary as net lending to commercial property totalled just $13.5bn in September, below the average for 2023 thus far. This took total outstanding real estate debt to $5.5trn. Looking forward, the sharp rise in 10-year Treasury yields in the last month is expected to weigh on demand for property loans, supporting our view that activity will remain weak over the coming months.
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