The Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) measure the volume of small business loans issued over the past 30 days and are based on the most recent data from the largest commercial and industrial lenders in PayNet's U.S. database, including both loans and leases.
BENEFITS TO USERS
Because small businesses generally respond to changes in economic conditions more rapidly than larger businesses do, the Small Business Lending Index serves as a leading indicator of macroeconomic and industry trends. The index is published monthly as follows:
To learn about the methodology and predictive qualities of the SBLI, please read our White Papers
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The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index is formulated on a monthly basis at the national level.
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The PayNet Small Business Lending Index (PayNet SBLI) is segmented into 988 indices at the national, state, and industry levels which are formulated on a rolling 12-month basis due to the volatility of smaller sample sizes.
To track the SBLI on an ongoing basis, we encourage you to regularly visit the PayNet Risk Insight Suite®. (Initial registration required to create customized charts as illustrated above.)
Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) is particularly useful for five functions of the lending process.