Fitch expects asset-quality and credit costs to remain under pressure during 2018 but at a slower pace than the previous years, as most of BdA's impaired credit
exposures were already provisioned.
In the last sixteen months, the bank has embarked on a path of turnaround and made impressive strides on the fronts of reduction of operating expenditure, increase in Operating Profit, Non-performing asset (NPA) reduction, arresting the asset quality slippage, improvement in Provisioning Ratio for impaired credit
, and increase in Current Account, Savings Account (CASA) base i.e its low cost - no cost deposits.
FOLLOWING the success of We Buy Cars for More, a finance specialist team has launched a new operation dedicated to providing solutions for customers with impaired credit
The bank's impaired credit
is a legacy of the 2008 financial crisis and an ensuing double-dip recession in Italy that has affected all major Italian banks.
(Research from NAR released in April found that one in four of the 9.3 million homeowners who lost their properties between 2006 and 2014 will not be able to re-enter the market in the coming decade because of their impaired credit
According to a Reuters report, one in four South Africans is unemployed and the number of borrowers with impaired credit
records had risen to nearly 50 percent from 36 percent in 2006.
Guarantees will only be available to borrowers who can afford the mortgages, while those with impaired credit
ratings will be excluded, the Treasury insisted.
This outlook reflects, especially in the advanced economies, weak demand resulting from several factors, especially continuing fiscal consolidation and deleveraging by private sectors, impaired credit
intermediation in many cases, and significant policy uncertainties.
The company lends to clients with impaired credit
profiles and also purchases receivables via portfolio acquisitions or from third party originators.
"We have a full array of products, but we also have a program that's designed to work with people with no or impaired credit
. "We call it 'colorful' credit," Ellis said.
Provisions for impaired credit
rose 27% year-on-year to 822 mln euros.