Kissht: Enabling Instant Digital Loans to Low Income Groups

Krishnan Vishwanathan The cardless credit product is the next wave of lending likely to drive the adoption and democratization of fintech in India. Leveraging this, Mumbai-based consumer-focused digital lending platform Kissht serves low-income groups, who do not have access to credit, or who are new to credit. It offers a …

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Banks offering loans to farmers and farms

In Bangladesh, agriculture is the largest employment sector, constituting 14.2% of the country’s GDP in 2017 and employing around 42.7% of the workforce. The government has always provided special subsidies in the sector. In addition, easy loans for farmers are offered by different government and private banks. Specialized schemes make …

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Week ahead: central banks face the dilemma of inflation

A difficult period for the markets The markets are starting to get nervous, which will make the final months of the year very interesting. The list of downside risks to the economy and the markets keeps growing, something that investors are relatively comfortable with, but something seems to be pushing …

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