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    Imports rise by 5.94pc in May on Ramadan food items

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 02:31am on June 25, 2017

    Import payments in May increased by 5.94 per cent year-on-year due to a rise in payment of bills for the food products imported to meet...

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    Tk 4,327cr more written off

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:30pm on June 21, 2017

    Country’s banks wrote off afresh defaulted loans worth Tk 4,326.98 crore in 2016 as part of cleaning up their balance sheets...

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    Most clients out of internet, mobile banking services

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:16pm on June 16, 2017

    A large majority of bank clients are yet to get the internet and SMS (short messaging service) or mobile banking services as the country’s banks...

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    BB may raise slightly pvt sector credit target in next MPS

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:39pm on June 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has started the process of drafting the monetary policy statement for the first half of the coming fiscal year 2017-18 targeting to increase...

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    Banks reluctant to extend BB’s RTGS service to clients

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:00pm on June 13, 2017

    The real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system of Bangladesh Bank is yet to get momentum for settling the high-valued amounts as banks are reluctant to extend...

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    BB raises loan disbursement ceiling

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 12:15am on June 07, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has increased the credit ceiling for four scam-hit state-owned commercial banks for 2017 in accordance with the banks’ requirement as they claimed that...

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    Trade deficit hits $8.17b in 10 months

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:19pm on June 05, 2017

    The country’s trade deficit is on course to surpass its previous record this fiscal year (2016-2017) as the deficit in the first 10 months of...

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    Pvt sector credit growth rises for 6th month

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:24pm on May 31, 2017

    Private sector credit growth continued to maintain an upward trend in April, six months in a row, as banks are now focusing on disbursement of...

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    BB sets Tk 19,856cr farm loan target for banks for FY18

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:55pm on May 30, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has set the farm loan disbursement target for banks at Tk 19,856.34 crore for the coming financial year 2017-18, said officials of the...

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    Nine banks face Tk 16,507cr capital shortfall

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:42pm on May 29, 2017

    Nine scheduled banks, burdened with huge amounts of defaulted loans, faced capital shortfall of Tk 16,507.38 crore as of March 31 this year Bangladesh Bank...