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  • Buy Now Pay Later. Lots of takers, NPA maker? Aug 20, 2021 08:56 AM IST

    Buy Now Pay Later. Lots of takers, NPA maker?

    Currently, bad loans don’t seem to be a concern. This trend represents both an opportunity and threat for traditional lenders 

  • Tight RBI regulations could hurt digital lending industry, say industry officials Aug 11, 2021 11:37 AM IST

    Tight RBI regulations could hurt digital lending industry, say industry officials

    An RBI working group is expected to submit its report on digital lending regulations soon. Will the new rules clip the wings of digital lenders?

  • RBI committee report on digital lending likely this month Aug 06, 2021 02:13 PM IST

    RBI committee report on digital lending likely this month

    On January 13, the RBI constituted a working group to study digital lending, including lending through online platforms and mobile apps. The working group will study all aspects of digital lending activities in the regulated financial sector as well as by unregulated players so that an appropriate regulatory approach can be put in place, the RBI said.

  • Digital lenders feel COVID heat as collections plummet, fresh stress emerges May 28, 2021 10:25 AM IST

    Digital lenders feel COVID heat as collections plummet, fresh stress emerges

    Early estimates suggest an up to 15 per cent drop in collections between March and May

  • RBI asks Google, DLAI, FACE for inputs to regulate loan apps: Report Mar 12, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    RBI asks Google, DLAI, FACE for inputs to regulate loan apps: Report

    In January, Google said it reviewed hundreds of personal loan apps in India and those who were found violating the user safety policies were immediately removed from its play store.

  • Payday lending may finally see some regulation as RBI sets up panel Jan 14, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    Payday lending may finally see some regulation as RBI sets up panel

    Payday lending needed some rules, especially around terms of interest rates charged, industry insiders say. Now that the RBI has set up a committee, some action can be expected.

  • RBI constitutes working group on digital lending Jan 13, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    RBI constitutes working group on digital lending

    The working group will study all aspects of digital lending activities in the regulated financial sector as well as by unregulated players so that an appropriate regulatory approach can be put in place.

  • Digital lending startups face image crisis as borrowers cry coercive collection tactics by some app-based lenders Jan 05, 2021 07:52 AM IST

    Digital lending startups face image crisis as borrowers cry coercive collection tactics by some app-based lenders

    The industry association has pointed out that most of such entities are unregulated, unscrupulous players who need to be barred by the RBI. However, it admits that some course correction is required for startups themselves as well.

  • After early boom, fintech lending startups face a reality check Dec 24, 2020 05:38 PM IST

    After early boom, fintech lending startups face a reality check

    The difficulty borrowers face in repaying their loans is forcing many fintech lending startups to restructure loans and show them as ‘standard assets’ as the year draws to a close.

  • MSME lending: Digital lenders, fintechs at crossroads amid COVID-19 Jun 02, 2020 11:32 AM IST

    MSME lending: Digital lenders, fintechs at crossroads amid COVID-19

    Innovation and technology can help the Indian MSME sector survive the current financial crisis, but for that fintech lenders which have been impacted themselves, need regulatory and government support.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | As India hunkers down, digital lending startups brace for trouble Mar 23, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | As India hunkers down, digital lending startups brace for trouble

    Players see delayed repayments, slowing demand for loans and problems in collections

  • Banks take co-lending route with NBFCs to boost retail, SME loans Aug 22, 2019 05:29 PM IST

    Banks take co-lending route with NBFCs to boost retail, SME loans

    In April, SBI announced tie-up with Paisalo Digital for disbursement of loans with ticket size of Rs 10,000 to Rs 2 lakh in agriculture and small and medium enterprises.

  • Digital lending to become $1 tn opportunity in India over next 5 years: BCG Jul 20, 2018 05:38 PM IST

    Digital lending to become $1 tn opportunity in India over next 5 years: BCG

    The report provides insights on the decision making journey of the Indian loan seeker and lists the imperatives for industry participants in the lending ecosystem to capitalise on this opportunity.

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