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The roller-coaster Secondary Market fell in December

Market & Pricing

The past few months have seen Bondora Secondary Market transactions yo-yo from growth to contraction in sizable ways, and this month was no different. After growing by 36.2% in November, Secondary Market transactions were down by 32.8% in December, totaling €354,480. Manual transactions, which make up most of all Secondary Market transactions, were lower by…

2020 returns remain stable in December

Market & Pricing

After a month of increased portfolio returns in November, Bondora maintained these solid return rates to the end of the year. Returns on Estonian originations were strong, and all return rates for the year remained in double-figures. As always, country-specific performance charts are broken down by the number of loan issuances over the given period,…

Total investment grows across all Bondora products in December

Market & Pricing

Bondora investment continued to see an upswing in December, ending 2020 on a positive note. Total investment on the Bondora platform came to €7,043,525 in December. It showed a growth rate of 7.8% month-over-month compared to November’s €6,531,141. Go & Grow was up by 7.9% in the month to €6,543,775. But Portfolio Pro stole the…

The top 10 Bondora highlights from 2020

Bondora

This year has turned out quite differently than many of us expected. But despite the challenges thrown at us, we made it a success and have countless positive moments to look back on. Here are our top 10 highlights from 2020: Our ‘brand new’ office – We revamped our office and created a video so…

Estonian originations double in November

Market & Pricing

Estonian originations continue to climb higher and higher. This time, originations grew 109.0% from October to €6,507,594. Unlike previous months, Estonia wasn’t the only country with originations. After extensive review, we’ve decided to re-open the Finnish market. A small value of Finnish loans—€23,547 total—originated in the month, the first time since March. This brought the…

Bondora says: ’Thank you’ – Bondora (Video)

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It’s the end of the year. Can you believe it? And it hasn’t been the easiest one. But despite the difficulties life has thrown at all of us, we made it through together. We don’t want to sound cliché but believe us when we say we couldn’t have done it without you. Bondora was created…

Long-term thinking means long-term doing

Finance Tips

Let’s face it. We are not that long-term oriented as we proclaim to be. Sure, we say we are long-term investors, and we imagine ourselves to be, but are we really? It’s time for a test. Hi, I’m Kolja Barghoorn from Aktien mit Kopf, a German YouTube channel discussing stocks, P2P and investing. Today I…

Secondary Market makes a comeback in November

Market & Pricing

Secondary Market transactions came roaring back after a decline in October. A total of €527,808 was transacted on the Bondora Secondary Market in November, up from €387,537 last month, indicating a stable growth rate of 36.2%. While both API and Portfolio Manager transactions were lower, Manual transactions supported the overall growth of the Market in…

Spanish originations lead growth in Bondora 2020 returns

Market & Pricing

The usual trend for portfolio returns is to decline over time as more origination payments are missed slightly. However, in November, Bondora portfolio returns wholly bucked this trend and were higher across the board compared to October. This was led by significant rises in Spanish originations’ return rates, even as Estonian originations saw their returns…

Why is my portfolio not investing? – Bondora (Video)

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If you are an active Portfolio Pro or Portfolio Manager user, then you might have seen that your portfolio hasn’t been investing as usual. This is why: We recently reviewed how investments are distributed across all investing products. When compared to the number of active investors, we discovered that a higher share of investments was…