December brought a significant jump in Bondora secondary market transactions, marking the second straight month of increased activity on the secondary market. A total of €899,113 was transacted in December, a jump of 14.2% from November. All three product categories were higher on the month, with manual transactions growing the most, up by 20.0% to €357,624.
Transactions of current loans on the secondary market were higher by 5.9% to €776,797. Counter to the overall trend; manual transactions decreased to €241,923, fueled mostly by a 13.5% decrease in current loans purchased at a premium.
After decreasing by 40.3% last month, overdue loan transactions changed to €46,088 in December. There was a significant jump in loans purchased at a premium, totaling 14,773 on the month, representing 32.1% of all overdue loan transactions.
Defaulted loan transactions increased, surpassing transaction totals for overdue loans in December. All told, there were €76,227 in Bondora secondary market defaulted loan transactions, a growth of 201.9% month-over-month. As usual, the majority of these transactions were done manually, but this month there was a sizable increase of defaulted loans purchased at par value. Of all defaulted loan transactions, 30.7% were purchased at par value, compared to 5.3% in November.
Secondary market defaulted loan transactions increase
Rarely do defaulted loan transaction volumes surpass overdue loan volumes so easily. This made December an interesting month for the Bondora secondary market, where, all told, more money was transacted than previous months.
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