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The Annual Benchmark Report offers a unique opportunity to analyze the performance of individual financial service providers (FSPs) and peer groups and to conduct country comparisons. As part of our continued efforts to collect and publish high-quality data that strengthens the microfinance sector, builds transparency and further enhances financial inclusion in Bolivia, we have created the “Annual Benchmark Report” for FY 2016.

The Annual Benchmark Report offers a unique opportunity to analyze the performance of individual financial service providers (FSPs) and peer groups and to conduct country comparisons. As part of our continued efforts to collect and publish high-quality data that strengthens the microfinance sector, builds transparency and further enhances financial inclusion in Cambodia, we have created the “Annual Benchmark Report” for FY 2016.

MIX announced today that Camilla Nestor has joined as CEO of the global non-profit. Camilla's considerable experience in financial inclusion, along with her deep passion for driving social change, will accelerate MIX’s strategic efforts to solve information challenges in new sectors and further strengthen its ability to support market actors.

Ghanaian FSPs have reported positive growth in its outreach indicator during June 2017 quarter. Risk levels have also improved during the quarter which is a shift observed both in NGOs and NBFIs. Read the full report: June 2017 Quarterly Factsheet for Ghana.

 

FSPs in Senegal continued to report a decline in the borrowers in June 2017 quarter, however the same wasn’t observed in the loan portfolio growth that has recorded positive growth.

The latest edition of MicroCapital Monitor is now available on the MicroCapital website. The September edition includes paper wrapups of "Valuing Microfinance Institutions: Where Are We Now" from CFI at Accion and an interview on microleasing with Manuel Hörl of Credit Suisse in support of European Microfinance Week, which begins November 29 in Luxembourg.

 

The Barometer Forecast for Senegal is based on 7 institutions that responded to the survey and provided projections for the quarter ending in September 2017. These institutions represent 90% of the market by gross loan portfolio and 100% of the market by borrowers as of the fiscal year 2015.

During the June quarter, 26 financial service providers reported to MIX covering 95% of market share by active borrowers and 76% market share by gross loan portfolio. Rural banks led the growth in the credit portfolio while NGOs reported higher growth in savings products. Read the full report: June 2017 Quarterly Factsheet for Philippines.

 

In the June 2017 quarter, financial service providers in Bangladesh have reported growth in borrowers, with GUK recording the highest growth rate of 26.1%. In terms of number of borrowers added, ASA led the industry for the quarter. Read the full report: June 2017 Quarterly Factsheet for Bangladesh.

Financial service providers in Pakistan have experienced a decline in the growth of borrowers where the loan portfolio had an inverse relation and also reporting highest growth in the last six quarters. NGOs continued to lead the growth among its peer group with lower PAR level during June 2017 quarter. Read the full report: June 2017 Quarterly Factsheet for Pakistan.

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