Bangladesh Bank

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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...

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    BB serves notice on NRBC Bank chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on June 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has issued a show-cause notice to NRB Commercial Bank chairman Farasath Ali asking him to explain why he placed ‘false information’ before the...

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    Banks asked to keep open some branches in June 23-24

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on June 21, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday asked schedule banks to keep open some of their branches connected with apparel industries on June 23 (Friday) and 24 (Saturday)...

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    LCs for rice import can be opened sans advance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on June 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday advised commercial banks to open letters of credit for import of rice without taking any advance payment from the importers with...

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    Banks urge BB to allow 25pc interest on credit card loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on June 19, 2017

    Commercial banks on Monday requested Bangladesh Bank to allow them to set around 25 per cent interest rate on loans disbursed through credit cards, revising...

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    BB disburses Tk 5,831.39cr thru 7 refinance schemes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on June 17, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank has disbursed loans amounting to Tk 5,831.39 crore as of April 30 from its seven refinance schemes for the country’s disadvantaged entrepreneurs, which has...

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    Bank branches asked to set up remittance help desk

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on June 15, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked banks to set up help desk at their all authorised dealer branches for the recipients of inward remittances so that...