HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019
Growth in deposit in banks through the agent banking channel dropped to 16.75 per cent in the July-September quarter this year against 41.5 per cent...
Abu Zafore Md Saleh | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2019
THE shariah-compliant banking was introduced in Bangladesh in 1983 to present halal and interest-free banking. The shariah-based banking has since then flourished. It has earned...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019
The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday said that the Bangladesh Bank should develop a mechanism to identify wilful defaulters to check non-performing...
HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:23am on November 08, 2019
The Bangladesh Bank said Thursday that it would evaluate the proposal of the Association of Bankers Bangladesh to allow them to write-off loans immediately after...
HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on October 28, 2019
E-commerce transactions through the banking channel increased by 54.26 per cent or Tk 508 crore in last fiscal year 2018-2019 compared with that in the previous...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2019
The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday launched the upgraded version of Bangladesh Automated Clearing House that would facilitate clearing bank cheques and electronic fund transfer twice...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on October 18, 2019
Economists said Thursday that the country’s banking sector with its abysmal performance was breeding income inequality. Speaking at a dialogue, ‘Whither Inequality in Bangladesh, hosted...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on October 13, 2019
Speakers at a seminar on Saturday called for appointing a commission to curb bad loans and save the ailing banking sector.
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 09, 2019
The overall weighted average interest rate spread in the country’s banking sector has come down to 4 percentage points amid a deposit rate rise triggered...
HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019
State-owned Sonali Bank has received almost 1,000 applications for rescheduling defaulted loans worth Tk 3,317 crore under a government-announced special rescheduling facility on easy terms. The...