China’s Dianrong Reports on 2016 Annual Results

Chinese P2P lender Dianrong has announced its 2016 financial results; loan originations increased 148% from 2015 to approximately RMB 16.23 billion ($2.36 billion) in 2016; the firm’s investor base grew to 3.62 million investors; loan loss rates were low overall with a 1.17% cumulative non performing loans rate and 2.46% current non performing loans rate; average interest rate earned by investors was approximately 7%; the firm says new regulations in China have helped large firms with established brands like Dianrong and sees continued growth ahead for the business.  Source