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Jul 30, 2018
As communities in north, east Sri Lanka drown in debt, government struggles to regulate micro-financeA new loan to repay an earlier loan; the cycle of debt never seems to end for many families in post-war north and east Sri Lanka.
Jan 02, 2018
Bandhan Bank files for Rs 2,500 cr IPO: Charting the institution's growth from a micro lender to bankIn April 2014, Bandhan was one of the two entities, another was IDFC, that won banking licence from the RBI defeating big companies in the fray
Sep 15, 2017
Amazon partners with Bank of Baroda to offer micro loans to sellersThe sellers on Amazon will receive pre-approved indicative offers from the bank for the loan amount they are eligible.
Aug 22, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 7: India needs a more inclusive model of development, says Vijay MahajanVijay Mahajan talks about how three million poor households are looking for Swaraj through microfinance and livelihood promotion services.
Jun 08, 2017
Favourable monsoon may give boost to CV loans, recovery in microfinance: Moody's & ICRAMoody's expects the performance of commercial vehicle loans in Indian auto ABS transactions to continue to recover following a deterioration post-demonetisation
Apr 26, 2017
Microfinance institutions network launches ‘MFIN Connect’, India’s first financial literacy appMicro Finance Institutions Network has launched a mobile app that will help microfinance clients in educating them about microfinance.
Nov 26, 2016
Why RBI's move to implement Islamic banking is exhaustive and thoroughly matureInterest-free banking which is based on a participatory model should be allowed to function in India so that people have the option to enter into commercial transactions which are participatory in nature.
Sep 16, 2015
Banking revolution 2.0: RBI paves way for ten small finance banksThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday gave licences to ten small finance banks, which included a few microfinance institutions (MFI) such as Ujjivan Financial services and Janalakshmi Financial services.
Aug 23, 2015
Bandhan Bank is born: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh's incredible journey from a sweet shop to owning a bankBandhan Bank, India's latest private lender, will be officially launched in Kolkata on 23 August.
May 29, 2015
Microfinance loans are growing at a scorching pace, but it's a warning signalThe industry numbers released by microfinance institutions network (Mfin), an industry body of micro lenders, for the fiscal year 2015 indicate a very sharp pick up in the number and quantum of loans.