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$ 9 million in grants and $ 5 million in loans for small businesses

Trade Minister Joey Hew at Monday’s press conference (CNS): Commerce Minister Joey Hew announced a low-interest loan program for 100% Caymanian-owned micro and small businesses and a grant initiative for local businesses that could survive the post-COVID-19 economy. At Monday’s press conference, Hew described the first steps in a stimulus package the government plans to […]

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Commentary: Why the Tesco boss is a hero and how banks will be blamed for bad covid loans | London Evening Standard

Alan Stewart should be applauded from the battlefield which was Tesco’s finance department by staff and shareholders. Given how the UK’s largest grocer (along with its rivals) calmly fed the country during the biggest supply crisis in decades, it’s easy to forget how catastrophic this business was when ‘he joined six years ago. Tesco was […]

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Supreme Court withdraws center and asks for its position on waiving interest on loans during moratorium

The Supreme Court said the central government cannot hide behind the RBI. The Supreme Court on Wednesday called for the government’s position on waiving interest on loan repayments during the moratorium and said it “cannot hide” behind the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Reacting strongly to the centre’s comment that the move would hit businesses […]

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DMA calls on banks to rethink coronavirus lending

The Data & Marketing Association (DMA) calls on banks to remove personal guarantees from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) program, after receiving comments from its member organizations who expressed concerns over CBIL’s request . Only one company that provided feedback spoke of a positive experience with the program, while many others were “shocked” by […]

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USDA Provides Agricultural Loans to Farmers Facing Covid-19 Challenges | New

COLLEGE STATION – The Agricultural Services Agency (FSA) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds producers that the FSA offers home and farm loans to agricultural producers who may not successfully obtaining loans from their traditional financial institutions due to COVID-19. Farmers who cannot obtain trade credit from a bank can apply for […]

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Covid-19 pandemic: Air France’s survival is “guaranteed”, according to the government

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said he would guarantee Air France’s survival after his Dutch counterpart warned that further cost cuts may be needed to weather the industry’s deep recession. France will do “whatever is necessary to guarantee the survival of Air France”, declared Le Maire on Monday on France 2. “We have already […]

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KenGen and Kenya Airways increase government guaranteed debt by over 20 billion shillings

The amount of government guaranteed debt to various parastatals increased by 20 billion shillings. The outstanding debt of public entities increased by 15% in the fiscal year ended June 2019 to reach 159.4 billion shillings from 138.8 billion shillings. The Treasury said the government has not guaranteed any new loans, although some of the parastatals […]