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Who does and does not qualify for a bank loan amid a pandemic?

Who does and does not qualify for a bank loan amid a pandemic?

Finance
Banks have quietly tightened loan rules in the past few months due to the significant supply and demand disruptions caused by the Covid-19 crisis. According to various reports, loan seekers who work in such sectors as media, aviation and hospitality are having a hard time getting their applications processed. Such customers are now largely a no-no when it comes to loans, particularly for private sector banks, a report in the Financial Express said. Banks are being especially cautious in lending to retail borrowers employed in Covid-hit sectors, says Sanjay Thakur, a senior banker and industry veteran working with a leading private sector bank. If you work in one of these sectors and still manage to get a loan, it will be a smaller amount and will come at a relatively higher interest rate. ...
Czech Republic 2-1 England: Visitors must wait to qualify for Euro 2020

Czech Republic 2-1 England: Visitors must wait to qualify for Euro 2020

Sports
England must wait to confirm their place in Euro 2020 after the Czech Republic deservedly ended their 43-game unbeaten run in qualifiers stretching back 10 years.Gareth Southgate's side would have secured their place in next summer's tournament with victory in Prague but they can have no complaints after a wretched display against a Czech side who were a different proposition from that swept aside 5-0 at Wembley in March.England can still qualify on Monday if they beat Bulgaria and Kosovo do not beat Montenegro. England were handed the perfect start when captain Harry Kane put them ahead from the penalty spot in the fifth minute after Lukas Masopust fouled Raheem Sterling but they were well b...
2019 Rugby World Cup: Fiji qualify with victory over Tonga

2019 Rugby World Cup: Fiji qualify with victory over Tonga

Sports
Fiji players celebrateSaturday, July 8, 2017Fiji have secured their spot at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.Saturday's 14-10 victory over Tonga in Nuku'alofa, thanks to Leone Nakarawa's try and three Ben Volavola penalties, saw Fiji confirmed as the top Oceania qualifier and they will now join Australia, Wales and Georgia in Group D at Japan 2019.The last remaining spot in the group will be taken by the winner of the Americas 2 qualifier, which will be either Canada or Uruguay.Let's block ads! (Why?)