WASHINGTON — New loan originations rose 13% in December while outstanding loan balances fell 1% from the prior month, according to a survey of bank lending issued by the Treasury Department.

The results from 11 lenders that received taxpayer assistance showed they originated $178.1 billion of new business and consumer loans in December, up 13% from November, with gains in home mortgages, home equity lines of credit, credit cards and other loans.

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