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January 17, 2012 8:15 AM
The Reserve Bank of India ("RBI"), India's central banking authority, has refused to give a special exemption to commercial banks, that include HDFC B ...
January 11, 2012 12:03 AM
Reserve Bank of India ('RBI') Deputy Governor Mr H R Khan has announced that Indian microfinance institutions (MFIs) will now be allowed to execute ex ...
December 23, 2011 10:28 AM
The European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE), a microfinance investment fund incorporated in Luxembourg, recently announced that the Small and Medium ...
December 20, 2011 10:14 AM
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), an international financial institution headquartered in London, recently announced that i ...
December 14, 2011 12:03 AM
Belgian company Incofin Investment Management (Incofin IM) has disbursed loans through microfinance investment funds it manages to four microfinance i ...
December 13, 2011 9:06 AM
As of October, 34 microfinance institutions (MFIs) reportedly operate in Uzbekistan under the country's law “On Microcredit Institutions” with mi ...
December 12, 2011 1:39 PM
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the Philippine central bank, reportedly is considering an increase in the ceiling for microfinance loans from the ...
November 08, 2011 2:46 PM
Jeffrey Sachs, director of the United Nations Millennium Villages Project, was recently interviewed by the US-based CNN news provider regarding the ri ...
October 21, 2011 12:59 PM
Internal procedures and policies as well as external factors are important determinants of the portfolio quality of microfinance institutions [MFIs]. ...
October 11, 2011 4:48 PM
With default rates reportedly ranging from seven to 10 percent in Tanzania, commercial banks in the country are charging lending rates between 14 and ...
October 04, 2011 4:55 PM
The State Bank of Pakistan [SBP] has withdrawn general provision requirements for loans extended by microfinance banks [MFB] that are secured against ...
September 28, 2011 5:31 PM
An opinion piece by Rural Finance Practitioner Ramesh S Arunachalam that was recently published in Indian personal finance magazine Moneylife highligh ...
September 26, 2011 3:04 PM
Bankers without Borders [BwB] Alliance, a volunteer initiative of the US-based nonprofit Grameen Foundation, recently announced that Microfinance Inno ...
September 23, 2011 4:50 PM
In a presentation at the recent Toronto International Microfinance Summit, panelists weighed in on a range of current topics in the microfinance secto ...