The five largest bank lenders to small businesses made 23% more business loans of less than $100,000 in the year ended last June 30 than in the preceding 12 months, according to a recent study.

The study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston found that many of the largest banks nationwide used credit scoring and direct mail to make more such loans.

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