Credit reporting agencies Equifax Inc. EFX, -2.49%, TransUnion and Dublin-based Experian PLC EXPGY, -2.45% EXPN, -0.54% said Friday that they will continue to offer free weekly credit reports to U.S. consumers through the end of 2023. “This benefit will help consumers manage their financial health during a period of rising inflation and unprecedented economic uncertainty coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.,” the companies said in a statement. Shares of Equifax have dropped 41.2% year to date through Thursday, TransUnion’s stock has tumbled 46.3% and the U.S.-listed shares of Experian have sunk 41.0%, while the S&P 500 SPX, -0.84% has lost 21.2%.
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