Bank loans

Bank loans to MSMEs reach P202B

BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The BANK’s loans to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) have increased to more than 200 billion pesos after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) lowered the reserve requirement rules for lenders, according to the governor of the BSP Benjamin Diokno. “For the week ending October 31, 2021, the […]

Bank loans

Total bank loans approach $ 3 trillion, APRA says

The value of total resident loans and finance leases reached just under $ 3 trillion in October, and home loans to $ 1.9 trillion, according to new statistics from APRA. Mortgages to homeowners and investors rose in October 2021, reflecting strong borrower demand spurred by low rates, new data shows. Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) […]

Bank loans

84% of SMEs think bank loans are difficult to obtain

Only 16% of SMEs think it’s easy to get a loan from a bank, according to the leading independent business index RedZed. A new report released by small and medium-sized business (SME) lender RedZed has suggested that the vast majority of SMEs are skeptical about getting a bank loan, with just 16% expressing that they […]

Bank loans

China Oct, new bank loans fall less than expected, mortgages rise

BEIJING: New bank lending to China fell sharply in October compared to the previous month, but not as bad as expected by analysts who expect the central bank to cautiously ease monetary policy amid the risks of stagflation. Data released by the People’s Bank of China on Wednesday showed that banks made new loans of […]

Debt finance

Hogan Lovells Adds to Wall Street Bench with Morgan Lewis, Debt Financing Partner

Hogan Lovells, a global firm with strong roots in Washington, DC, continued to deepen its Wall Street presence and transactional activities by bringing in debt finance specialist Matthew Schenecke as a new partner in New York. Schenecke comes from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where he has spent his entire career. At Hogan Lovells he will […]

Debt finance

State Bank of India Explores Ways to Debt Start-ups

The State Bank of India said on Wednesday it was trying to find a way to debt finance start-ups because current rules allow banks to finance only profitable businesses. Start-ups raise funds to run their businesses and promoters are forced to dilute their stake because debt financing is not available to the sector because they […]

Debt finance

Kerrville council gives notice of intention to debt finance new public safety complex

Photos clockwise from top left corner: These existing public facilities – city court, fire administration, police department – would be removed and a new public safety complex would be built, if bond financing planned is approved in August. Posted: 23/06/2021 by Adolfo Pesquera Kerrville (Kerr County) – Kerrville city council voted on Wednesday to make […]

Debt finance

Can the G20 change the global debt financing landscape?

Author: Toshiro Nishizawa, University of Tokyo The G20 recently extended its Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) for the remainder of 2021, reflecting the severity of the cash shortages facing the world’s poorest countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But this is only a temporary measure. A common framework for dealing with debt beyond the DSSI […]