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NBFC loans | Non-Banking Finance Companies

Abhijit Lele  |  Mumbai 

The share of loans with over 30-day dues in micro credit by finance companies shot up 15.7 per cent in June 2021 from 4.5 per cent a year ago, showing adverse impact of Covid-19 on borrowers. Sequentially also, there was a rise from 9.2 per cent in March 2021, according to Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) data.

The review of performance by MFIN showed there was a marginal rise in over 90-day dues to 2.81 per cent in June 2021 from 2.3 per cent in June 2020, a quarter marked by the first wave of the pandemic. However, sequentially, there was improvement from 5.4 per cent in ...

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First Published: Tue, September 14 2021. 23:32 IST