|Chennai||Rs. 24020.00 (-0.17%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25020.00 (0.28%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 24450.00 (0%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 24600.00 (-0.32%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24050.00 (0%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 24160.00 (-0.17%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 24030.00 (-0.12%)|
: A survey of small businesses by Pepperdine University and Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. finds that companies were as reluctant to take out loans in the third quarter as they were in the first quarter.
ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURE: Nearly two-thirds of the owners surveyed said the difficult lending environment was making it had for them to expand.
FAMILIAR TUNE: The survey confirms other reports that have shown that small businesses are uneasy about taking on more debt and in turn, are hesitant about hiring more workers.