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LTV relaxation may help boost consumer spending

Jakarta | Tue, November 7, 2017 | 08:19 am
LTV relaxation may help boost consumer spending Lower down payments can motivate borrowers to use bank loans to buy more than one house. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM The banking industry continues to face difficulties in increasing loan disbursement despite the low interest rate environment. A slight increase in lending growth to 8.4 percent in August from 7.9 percent in the previous month is relatively low amid stagnant consumer spending and sluggish business activity. Households have tended to tighten spending, while companies have mostly delayed their ex...

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