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    British banks commit to invest more in woman entrepreneurs

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2019

    Major British banks have committed to narrowing the gap in funding between female and male entrepreneurs, after a government-commissioned report found a lack of available...

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    Top posts still elude woman executives

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Woman executives are hardly seen at the leading positions in corporate houses including banks in the country due to negative socio-economic norms along with absence...

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    Banks given six more months to adjust ADR

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday extended the deadline by six more months for banks to adjust their advance-deposit ratio with the new rates set by the...

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    Aziz becomes AMD of Shahjalal Islami Bank

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Abdul Aziz has joined as the additional managing director of Shahjalal Islami Bank, said a press release....

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    Banks in poll areas to stay closed on Mar 10

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:44pm on March 06, 2019

    All branches of scheduled banks will remain closed on March 10 in the election areas across the country, according to a circular issued by the...

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    BB asks BSEC to ban BIFC share transfer by Mannan

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank has requested Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission to impose a ban on Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company founding chairman Major (retd) Abdul Mannan and...

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    Banks’ liquidity shortage intensifying again

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    Liquidity shortage in banks has intensified ahead of adjustment of their advance deposit ratio with the Bangladesh Bank-set rate amid a slow growth in deposits...

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    Tk 150cr more for scam-hit Janata, Basic

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:57pm on March 05, 2019

    The financial institutions division has recommended that Janata and BASIC banks be provided with Tk 150 crore bailout funds because of severe capital shortfall faced...

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    BB to release new Tk 100 note tomorrow

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    Bangladesh Bank (BB) is going to release 100 per cent cotton paper ‘Uv Curing Varnish’ Taka 100 note tomorrow aimed at strengthening the security features...

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    Maroof becomes City Bank AMD

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on March 05, 2019

    Sheikh Mohammad Maroof has been appointed as additional managing director of City Bank recently, said a press release. Prior to his appointment, Maroof served as...