International remittance for rural India

Remittances are the second largest source of funding for developing countries, contributing more than capital flows and development assistance.

Simple products not always best

A common refrain that one hears in the context of financial services for low-income households is the importance of “keeping it simple”.

The rich invest in the poor

The recent securitisation transaction completed by IFMR Capital was a landmark deal in the microfinance sector. It was a Rs. 108 Mn rated securitisation transaction backed by microloans originated…

Challenge of financing SMEs

India is home to about 26 million small enterprises (with investments less than 50 million) that account for about 20 per cent of the country’s GDP .