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    BSEC set to seek more easing of BB rules

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:53pm on April 18, 2017

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission is going to formally request the central bank to exclude banks’ and non-bank financial institutions’ investments in any open-end...

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    ADB board of governors to meet in Japan in May 4-7

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:28pm on April 17, 2017

    The 50th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank’s board of governors will be held on May 4-7 at the Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan...

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    20 banks warned of existential crisis over soaring defaulted loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on April 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has warned top bosses of 20 banks that the entities might face existential crisis unless effective measures are taken to recover their defaulted...

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    Govt to turn PKB as schedule bank soon: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38pm on April 16, 2017

    The government has decided to turn the Probashi Kalyan Bank as a schedule bank soon to enhance the banking services to the country’s migrant workers...

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    Hackers release files indicating NSA monitored global bank transfers

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 01:59am on April 16, 2017

    Hackers released documents and files on Friday that cybersecurity experts said indicated the US National Security Agency had accessed the SWIFT interbank messaging system, allowing...

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    Citi announces CMA winners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on April 16, 2017

    The winners of 12th Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards — 12 entrepreneurs and two organisations under six categories — were announced at a programme in Dhaka on...

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    HSIA customs house, banks to remain open tomorrow

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:01pm on April 13, 2017

    Customs house and banks at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will remain open tomorrow for quick delivery of goods as well as bringing dynamism in cargo...

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    Both old, new BINs to remain valid till June 30

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on April 13, 2017

    Both old and new business identification numbers (BIN) will remain valid up to June 30 so that newly registered businesses can conduct their business activities...

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    No BB nod needed for foreign cos to issue taka bond

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on April 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday said foreign companies operating in Bangladesh would be allowed to collect long-term fund from local banks, corporate groups, non-bank financial institutions...

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    NRBC Bank chair, MD need to respond to BB notices over scams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on April 13, 2017

    The Appellate Division on Wednesday dismissed the High Court’s ruling that had asked Bangladesh Bank not to disturb scam-hit NRB Commercial Bank’s chairman Farasth Ali...