FT P2P News

P2P platforms seek ‘urgent’ UK government help to keep lending

RateSetter and Assetz Capital want access to stimulus schemes available to traditional banks

Do peer-to-peer loans deserve a place in your Isa?

As the Innovative Finance Isa market matures, rates of return are reducing 

‘DeFi’ movement promises high interest but high risk

Investors back projects aiming to ‘decentralise finance’ and offer direct loans and derivatives

China boosts lending to small businesses despite risk

Concerns grow that campaign is driving up bad loans rather than supporting economy

Peer-to-peer platform Landbay shuts doors to retail investors

Move follows stronger regulation of P2P groups that once enticed individual lenders

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