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catty

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a unit of weight, used esp in China, equal to about one and a half pounds or about 0.67 kilogram
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Catties, which serves individuals who may not have access to mainstream lending, is due to provide a further update on the progress of banking discussions by the end of the first quarter of this year.
Catties Invoice Finance, which is believed to be up for sale, has offices in Liverpool and Manchester and offers short-term loans to businesses across the region.
While there has been a significant rise in loan defaults in the US sub prime mortgage market, Catties said it had maintained its focus on providing relatively small loan advances to carefully selected customers.
SPECIALIST lender Catties appeared to brush aside concerns over the sub-prime sector yesterday as it revealed performance was beating expectations.