The euro area households’ financial investment grew at a slower annual rate of 4.2% in the second quarter of 2021, following a 4.8% growth in the first quarter.
Source: European Central Bank
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The financing of non-financial corporations rose at an unchanged rate of 2.2%. Non-financial corporations’ gross operating surplus rose at a pace of 30.0%, following an 8.5% increase in the first quarter.
The gross disposable income increased to 4.9% in Q2 of 2021. The gross operating surplus and mixed income of the self-employed expanded at a higher rate of 9.2%.
The growth pace of compensation of employees rose to 9.7% after 0.3%. Household consumption expenditure expanded at a rate of 14.0% after dropping in the previous quarter.
Household financial investment in the euro area increased at a lower rate of 4.2% in Q2 of 2021, compared with 4.8% in the previous quarter.
Net value added by NFCs rose at a higher annual pace of 24.9% in the second quarter of 2021. At the same time, the gross operating surplus rose by 30.0% YoY compared with 8.5% in the prior quarter.