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    Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

    Daniel Bradlow | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    It is time that central banks developed a better understanding of the social and environmental impacts of their decisions, writes Daniel Bradlow MOST central bankers think...

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    BFIU pursues APG to go tough against the Philippines

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on July 08, 2019

    Bangladesh asked Asia Pacific Group to put pressure on the errant Philippines to be more compliant as inadequate anti-money laundering measures helped cyber thieves to...

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    Growing SoE losses to put govt banks under pressure

    Shakhawat Hossain     | Updated at 12:30am on July 04, 2019

    The state-owned enterprises that suffered Tk 4,155.53 crore losses in the just- concluded fiscal year due largely to mismanagement will continue their losing streak in...

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    Scam-hit banks get no bailout fund

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:44am on July 03, 2019

    The government has disbursed only Tk 151.33 crore out of Tk 1,500 crore earmarked as the recapitalisation fund for the state-owned banks in the just-concluded...

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    Appellate Division allows BB to reschedule defaulted loans 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on July 03, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Tuesday stayed until July 8 the status quo imposed by the High Court Division on rescheduling the loans of defaulters by...

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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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    European watchdogs seek details of Facebook’s cryptocurrency

    Reuters . London | Updated at 06:51pm on June 25, 2019

    Facebook’s fledgling cryptocurrency faced mounting scrutiny on Tuesday as European central bankers and regulators demanded more detail on the social media giant’s Libra project. Britain’s...

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    Top 300 loan defaulters named in JS 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:05pm on June 22, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday gave a list of 300 top loan defaulter of all bank and financial institutions of public and private...

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    BoE chops Q2 growth forecast, sees bigger global and Brexit risks

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:10am on June 21, 2019

    The Bank of England cut its growth forecast for Britain’s economy to zero in the second quarter of 2019 and highlighted risks from global trade...

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    IBFB urges govt to establish discipline in banking sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 21, 2019

    The International Business Forum of Bangladesh on Thursday said that the government should establish discipline in the financial sector to ensure benefits of the proposed...