Microfinance seems fairly insulated from credit turbulence

Feb 2008
United Kingdom, February, 12 2008 - The turbulence in global markets has tightened credit in most of the world's major financial centers, but how has it affected the world of microfinance? Because of its focus on developing countries and small entrepreneurs, microfinance doesn't often attract much attention from Wall Street, London or Tokyo. Yet for an international investor, this budding industry could offer an insurance policy when the major markets go south.

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