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Delinquency in retail loans are minimal compared to big-ticket loans: Study

Delinquency in retail loans are minimal compared to big-ticket loans: Study

Finance
Retail loans are perceived to be safe as delinquency and bad loans are minimal compared to corporate loans. A study by Transunion Cibil shows that delinquency in retail loans have ranged between 0.52 per cent and 2.78 per cent. But the risks on big-ticket loans, particularly auto loans and loan against property, are higher compared to personal loans or consumer durable loans, which is relatively smaller-sized loans. Let's block ads! (Why?) Personal Finance News-Wealth-The Economic Times
Minimal air pollution can trigger lung conditions in kids

Minimal air pollution can trigger lung conditions in kids

Health
April 13 (UPI) -- Brief exposure to minuscule air pollution particles trigger acute lower respiratory infection in young children, according to research.Scientists from Intermountain Healthcare in Utah, Brigham Young University and the University of Utah studied exposure to PM2.5, pollution-causing particles that measure about 3 percent of the diameter of a human hair. Their findings were published Friday in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, an American Thoracic Society journal.The study involved 146,397 patients with acute lower respiratory infection in Utah between 1999 and 2016. The researchers said this is the largest study involving air pollution and children."The most important finding of this study is that infectious processes of respiratory disease may...