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    BB blasts 4 SCBs over defaulted loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on September 12, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday criticised the performances of four state-owned commercial banks as the indicators related to their defaulted loans, required capital and credit recovery...

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    BB’s refinancing fund for jute gets huge response

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:02pm on September 11, 2017

    The refinancing scheme of Bangladesh Bank for jute sector has drawn a huge response from borrowers as banks have already disbursed Tk 343.22 crore revolving...

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    Banks’ CSR spending up 15.84pc in H1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 09:54pm on September 11, 2017

    Banks’ CSR expenditure increased by 15.84 per cent to Tk 326.22 crore in the first half of this year from Tk 281.59 crore during the...

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    Banks asked not to concentrate loans in few businesses

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on September 10, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked the country’s commercial banks not to concentrate their loans in a particular sector or a few corporate groups with a...

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    Defaulted loans in eight SOBs Tk 40,099cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on September 08, 2017

    The eight state-run banks held 54.07 per cent or Tk 40,099.19 crore of the total defaulted loans in the country’s banking sector as of June 30,...

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    Pvt banks to be asked to allow all subjects in recruitment tests

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 09:38pm on September 07, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank will ask the country’s private commercial banks to allow jobseekers irrespective of someone’s academic subject and educational institution to participate in the banks’...

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    NSCs net in Tk 5,053cr in July as rush continues

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:36pm on August 31, 2017

    People continued to invest heavily in national savings certificates and bonds in the first month of the new fiscal year with net investment rising by...

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    CBA threatens to create chaotic situation if decision not revised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2017

    The Bangladesh Bank Employees Association has threatened to create a chaotic situation in the central bank if the BB’s board of directors does not revise...

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    Banks purchasing dollars heavily from BB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has increased the sales of US dollars in two months (July-August) of this fiscal year amid an appreciation of the greenback against the...

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    Seven banks face Tk 15,387cr in capital shortfall

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:47pm on August 29, 2017

    Seven banks faced capital shortfall of Tk 15,387.07 crore as of June 30 this year as the growing non-performing loans forced them to keep large...