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    BB likely to extend sharecroppers credit programme for high demand

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:54pm on August 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank is likely to extend its sharecroppers credit programme as it has a strong positive impact on the income of marginal farmers and the...

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    Sector wants stamp duty on venture capital fund scrapped

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on August 24, 2017

    The authorities concerned should take proper measures for withdrawal of a 2 per cent stamp duty applicable for the trust deeds of firms...

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    PSB to take over ‘One House, One Farm’ project in 2020

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on August 24, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said that there would be no necessity of running ‘One House, One Farm’ project after 2020....

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    PIN must for all card-based transactions from Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on August 24, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday issued an integrated order on ICT security for banks and non-bank financial institutions for ensuring security and minimising risks in card-based...

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    Tk 900cr collected as health surcharge remains idle

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on August 24, 2017

    Around Tk 900 crore collected as health development surcharge on tobacco products remained idle as the government is yet to formulate guidelines on use of...

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    State-owned banks to appoint 1,663 officers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on August 23, 2017

    A total of 1,663 officers would be appointed in country’s eight state-owned banks...

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    Six banks’ provision shortfall rises to Tk 8,534cr

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:53pm on August 20, 2017

    Provision shortfall in six commercial banks increased further by 18.47 per cent to Tk 8,534.08 crore in the second quarter (April-June) from Tk 7,203.34 crore in the...

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    Agent banking on a roll as accounts top 7 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on August 18, 2017

    Agent banking in the country’s banking sector continues to gain popularity among the rural people as the clients are now allowed to keep deposit and...

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    BB slashes green fund interest rate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on August 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday cut the interest rate of green transformation fund (GTF) for the export oriented textile and textile products and leather manufacturing industries...

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    Banks’ defaulted loans rise by Tk 738cr in Q2

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:46pm on August 17, 2017

    The defaulted loans in the banking sector rose further by Tk 738.94 crore in the second quarter (April-June) of this year taking the total defaulted loans...

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