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    BB seeks RBI chief’s coop to exchange banned notes worth Rs 50cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on December 27, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir has requested Indian central bank governor Urjit Patel to exchange the banned rupee notes worth around Rs 50 crore BB...

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    Banks must give good borrowers interest rebate within this year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on December 27, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday asked scheduled banks to provide the good borrowers with interest rebate at 10 per cent within this year; otherwise, it would...

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    Modi losing friends as anger grows over Indian cash crackdown

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 11:49pm on December 21, 2016

    A leading political ally of Narendra Modi has abruptly distanced himself from the Indian prime minister’s move to scrap high-value banknotes, as broad initial support...

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    Muhith hints at merger of local banks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on December 21, 2016

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday hinted at merger of local commercial banks saying the number of banks was a bit higher...

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    No MFS licence for telcos: BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on December 19, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday said it would not allow mobile phone operators to run mobile financial services as the central bank follows a bank-led model...

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    BB chief warns against money-laundering thru mobile banking

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:49pm on December 19, 2016

    Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir on Monday warned that mobile banking might become one of the biggest laundering methods in the digital world if it...

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    Mobile banking helps financial inclusion of poor: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on December 18, 2016

    Rural household can have access to financial institutions through mobile banking that will help them improve their consumptions and savings, said speakers at a seminar...

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    Venezuela cash crisis sparks looting

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:09pm on December 17, 2016

    Desperate Venezuelans looted delivery trucks and clashed with police as a botched plan to introduce new banknotes left people without cash — the latest shortage...

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    2 RBI staff arrested for Rs 1.99cr note exchange

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:05pm on December 17, 2016

    The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested two employees of cash department of Reserve Bank of India in Bengaluru in connection with alleged conversion of...

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    Job cuts announced by Europe banks tumble in 2016

    Reuters . London | Updated at 09:53pm on December 15, 2016

    Job cuts announced by European banks have tumbled in 2016, as they work through a backlog of layoffs unveiled in previous years and struggle to...