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Unsuccessful card withdrawals – Bondora (Video)

Bondora video

Click here for the German or Estonian video. If you’ve made a withdrawal to your card and received a failed message, don’t panic. It is possible that the card expired. So, in order to protect your transaction, the withdrawal will be automatically redirected to your bank account by the system if your bank account is…

EU Economic and Political Turmoil Highlight the Beginning of September

Finance industry

With a regional economy in disarray, the European Central Bank (ECB) has taken measures to jumpstart commerce in the region. The ECB announced it will purchase €20 billion per month of net assets for the foreseeable future. This quantitative easing will also include a cost of its main deposit rate to a record low of…

Overview of the Originations in August

Market & Pricing

Origination data in August was for the most part similar to that of data from July. Total originations were down slightly, but still well above the €10,000,000 threshold. Spanish loans decreased, but still remained at high levels compared to previous months, and Finnish and Estonian originations maintained their trends. Country Breakdown Total originations were down…

Unsuccessful card withdrawals – Bondora (Video)

Bondora video

Click here for the German or Estonian video. If you’ve made a withdrawal to your card and received a failed message, don’t panic. It is possible that the card expired. So, in order to protect your transaction, the withdrawal will be automatically redirected to your bank account by the system if your bank account is…

EU Economic and Political Turmoil Highlight the Beginning of September

Finance industry

With a regional economy in disarray, the European Central Bank (ECB) has taken measures to jumpstart commerce in the region. The ECB announced it will purchase €20 billion per month of net assets for the foreseeable future. This quantitative easing will also include a cost of its main deposit rate to a record low of…

Overview of the Originations in August

Market & Pricing

Origination data in August was for the most part similar to that of data from July. Total originations were down slightly, but still well above the €10,000,000 threshold. Spanish loans decreased, but still remained at high levels compared to previous months, and Finnish and Estonian originations maintained their trends. Country Breakdown Total originations were down…

Blockchain Technology Pushes P2P Industry Forward in August

Finance industry

P2P Bitcoin trading has existed since the cryptocurrency came into existence over a decade ago. However, thanks to Bitcoin exchange Hodl Hodl, it just became even easier to make P2P Bitcoin trades in China. The company previously ran into roadblocks while it was using Google’s reCAPTCHA service which helped to detect bots, but was also…

Political unrest in Hong Kong edges the economy toward recession

Finance industry

The relationship between Hong Kong and mainland China has always been tenuous to say the least. This tension has come to a head in 2019, with massive protests across Hong Kong causing political and social unrest in the country. The situation in Hong Kong is complex, but could it also lead to the country’s next…