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    Banks demand only Tk 4,142cr in 5 months

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:50pm on September 23, 2020

    The scheduled banks have applied for Tk 4,142 crore in refinance against their disbursement of Tk 8,284 crore in loans from a major stimulus package meant...

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    3 Bangladeshi banks in ‘suspicious’ transactions: leaked US data

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on September 23, 2020

    An amount of $3.38 lakh entered Bangladesh and another $4.95 lakh flew from the country through ‘suspicious’ transactions in three banks in Bangladesh between 2000...

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    Global banks’ shares plummet on laundering allegations

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:13pm on September 22, 2020

    Shares in major banks including HSBC, Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan Chase were hammered Monday following allegations they had handled huge sums of dirty money for...

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    Farm loan release rises by 75pc in July-August

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on September 22, 2020

    Farm loan disbursement increased by 75.43 per cent or Tk 1,486.02 crore in July-August of the current fiscal year 2020-2021 yearon-year but was still lagging...

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    Defaulted loans rise by 417pc since 2009: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:53pm on September 22, 2020

    The sum of the defaulted loans in the country’s banking sector increased by 417 per cent against a 312 per cent increase in the amount...

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    Major banks moved vast sums of illicit money: ICIJ

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:14am on September 22, 2020

    Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some of the world’s largest banking institutions, said an international journalism investigation published Sunday,...

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    Meghna Bank holds 105th board meeting

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:03pm on September 21, 2020

    Meghna Bank held its 105th board of directors meeting at its Gulshan head office in Dhaka recently, said a press release. The bank’s chairman, HN...

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    BB tightens monitoring on loan release to CMSMEs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:01pm on September 21, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday asked all the scheduled bank to report on a weekly basis on disbursement of loans under the Tk 20,000-crore stimulus...

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    BB allows onion import under 90-day credit to increase supply

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:59pm on September 21, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday allowed import of onion on the 90-day deferred payment basis under supplier’s or buyer’s credit with a view to facilitate...

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    HSBC, StanChart among banks to move illicit money: ICIJ

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:03am on September 21, 2020

    Massive sums of allegedly dirty money have flowed for years through some of the world's largest banking institutions, said an international journalism investigation published Sunday,...

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