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    BB finds irregularities in sanctioning Tk 400cr in loans by IBBL

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    A Bangladesh Bank investigation has found irregularities in sanctioning loans worth Tk 400 crore by Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) to an entity and one individual...

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    HC bars 11 former PLFS directors, officials from fund withdrawal

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    The High Court on Sunday issued an injunction preventing withdrawal of money by eleven individuals — nine former People’s Leasing and Financial Services Limited (PLFS)...

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    Net NSC sales in July-May surpass FY18 figure

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    The net sales of national savings certificates in July-May of the just concluded fiscal year (2018-2019) exceeded the government’s total borrowing through the high-cost instruments...

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    ADR of pvt banks rises to 86.2pc in March

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    Advance-to-deposit ratio (ADR) of the country’s private commercial banks increased further by 0.3 percentage points at the end of March this year amid a slow...

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    BTRC slashes GP, Robi bandwidth

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Thursday reduced internet bandwidth capacity of Grameenphone and Robi by 30 per cent and 15 per cent respectively as...

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    Illegal, stolen handsets to be denied network access soon

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on July 04, 2019

    Illegal and stolen handset users would not get access to the mobile phone network, said a draft directives of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission on Wednesday....

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    Most banks’ operating profits rise

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 01:30am on July 02, 2019

    Operating profits of most of the banks rose in January-June of this year as they opted to diversify business amid growing public spending. The net...

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    10 banks suffer Tk 18,383cr provision shortfall

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:02am on June 28, 2019

    Ten banks, including six state-owned entities, suffered Tk 18,383 crore in capital shortfall at the end of March quarter this year due to high non-performing...

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    Banks’ return on equity, asset falls sharply in 2018

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Return on equity and asset of the country’s banks almost halved at the end of December last year from that of a year ago, showed...

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    Agriculture’s share in GDP drops amid lack of govt support

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:20am on June 15, 2019

    Growth rate of the agriculture sector and its contribution to the country’s economy have dropped amid lack of government support and initiative for modernising the...