Credit quality improves markedly in the first quarter

July 7, 2013 by admin

Small-business credit conditions improved in Q1 2013, reversing much of the deterioration seen during Q4 2012. The Q1 rise was fueled primarily by falling delinquency rates in every segment compared with a year earlier. The total share of delinquent dollars was 11.2 percent for Q1 2013 – 1.4 percentage points lower than a year ago.

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Source: Latest Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index shows unexpected improvement in small-business credit quality in first quarter