Banks are seeing steady growth in consumer loan demand nationwide, particularly in auto loans and mortgages, according to a report released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve Board.

The central bank's "Beige Book" reported moderate or flat improvements in commercial lending, but said that demand for consumer credit was up in most districts.

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