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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 19, 2019

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Funding Circle still offers manual lending in other markets

May 8, 2019 |

FUNDING Circle is still offering investors the option to self-select their loans in its three overseas markets, its annual report revealed last month.

The peer-to-peer business lender scrapped its manual lending option in the UK in 2017, saying that its … Read More

Platforms shift to auto-lending as demand for diversification rises

June 13, 2018 |

AN INCREASING number of peer-to-peer lending platforms are turning their attention to automated lending as investor demand for simpler and more diversified offerings increases.

Last September, Funding Circle stopped offering manual lending and shifted to an entirely auto-lending model, meaning … Read More

Assetz Capital set to open IFISA to manual accounts

February 23, 2018 |

ASSETZ Capital is adding its Manual Lending Account (MLA) to its Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) wrapper early next week.

The peer-to-peer business lender’s customers can already hold its auto-investment products within the IFISA.

“When we came to plan for our … Read More

Half of Lendy users back auto-lending

November 10, 2017 |

LENDY is still weighing up offering an auto-lending product on its platform after almost half of investors backed the idea.

The peer-to-peer property lender surveyed users last week about the introduction of two auto-lending products to complement its existing manual … Read More

Lendy considers offering auto-invest products

November 3, 2017 |

LENDY is seeking views from investors on the introduction of an auto-invest product.

The peer-to-peer property lender has issued a survey to its customers to find out their views on a product that would self-select loans for lenders.

It currently … Read More

P2P auto-lending is risking investor ethics and returns

October 19, 2017 |

THE MOVE towards auto-lending among some peer-to-peer platforms may limit interest rates and be a stumbling block for investors worried about the type of businesses they lend to, a European automated P2P firm has said.

Despite being automated itself, Latvia-based … Read More

The case for manual lending

September 4, 2017 |

Stuart Law (pictured), chief executive of Assetz Capital, argues why manual lending should remain an important part of P2P

By its very nature, peer-to-peer finance should be in every way more transparent than the traditional banking market has come to … Read More

How do you invest yours? The P2P platforms offering auto-bid or manual lending

September 1, 2017 |

FUNDING Circle’s upcoming shift away from manual lending will soon mean the three biggest peer-to-peer lenders in the UK only offer auto-bid options, but there is still plenty of choice for investors still looking to self-select their loans.

The manual … Read More