Bangladesh Bank

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    Fin min asks BB not to give cash incentives to remitters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on July 20, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank is in a quandary about how to give incentives to remittance senders to increase inward remittance as finance minister AMA Muhith has rejected...

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    PD banks want half-yearly auction schedule for T-bills, bonds

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:07pm on July 16, 2017

    Country’s 12 primary dealer banks have requested Bangladesh Bank to take initiative so that the finance ministry prepares the auction calendar, a government’s bank borrowing...

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    Lending rate rises in May after 29-month fall

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on July 14, 2017

    Interest rates on banks’ lending products increased in May after 29 months of fall as the private sector credit growth has been rising in recent...

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    Banks asked to help flood-hit people

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on July 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday requested all banks and non-bank financial institutions to extend their assistance for rehabilitation of the flood affected people under the corporate...

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    BB may raise pvt sector growth target in MPS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on July 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank may increase the private sector growth target slightly in the coming monetary policy statement (MPS) for July-December of 2017 with a view to...

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    BB takes initiative to make DIBOR vibrant

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 12:10am on July 13, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has taken an initiative to make vibrant the Dhaka Interbank Offered Rate (DIBOR) to fix a uniform interbank interest rate for short-term loan...

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    Bank branches in commercial areas to remain open June 24

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on June 22, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked banks to keep open some of their branches located at commercial areas and district towns on June 24 (Saturday) to...

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    Banks to go for 5-day Eid holiday: BB

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23am on June 22, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank and all banks, except some branches, those are connected with apparel factories, will remain close for five straight days starting from Friday, June...

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    Alliance Leasing gets BB nod

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on June 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has given licence to another non-bank financial institution namely Alliance Leasing and Finance Company Ltd. The BB issued a circular to managing directors...

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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...