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Credit Card Delinquencies Reach New Lows

April 30, 2013 Posted by kingcade

According to Fitch Credit Ratings, preliminary results indicate that credit card ABS data improved across the board through the end of March. The report also indicated that 60+ day delinquencies are expected to hit an all-time low for general-purpose card issuers. Additionally, retail delinquencies are expected to reach 7-year lows. The data supports the ongoing positive performance and stability for U.S. credit card ABS.

Fitch’s Prime 60+ Day Delinquency Index is projected to decline to an all-time low. It fell below 1.60% during the March 2013 reporting period. The report also suggests that monthly payment rates are likely to improve. Chargeoffs are expected to remain flat for the Prime Credit Card Index. Fitch’s Gross Yield Index is expected to rise to over 19% for the first time since October 2011. Retail 60+ Day Delinquency Index is expected to decline to its lowest level since January 2006.

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