SMEs attracted record equity during the pandemic

Small businesses in the UK have attracted a record amount of equity capital during the pandemic as tech-driven businesses flourished and others were aided by a government Covid emergency fundraising program. Equity investments in UK small businesses hit a record £ 8.8bn last year – a 9% increase – and …

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A uniform rule for MFIs can lead to competitive loan pricing

While the focus of the document is on over-indebtedness and price differentials, there are some challenges to actually implementing some recommendations on the ground, said Edelweiss Research. The framework proposed by the Reserve Bank of India to harmonize regulatory frameworks for various regulated lenders in the microfinance space is expected …

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Largest Manhattan home loans as of March 2021

1440 Broadway and One Park Avenue (Google Maps, Vornado) The top 10 Manhattan home loans on record in March were $ 1.95 billion, more than double the February total and roughly the same as in January. For the fifth time since September, the commercial mortgage-backed securities market produced the highest …

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