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    Bangladesh Bank moves to expand banks’ ATM services in rural areas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:22pm on June 01, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has allowed non-bank entities to operate alongside banks automated teller machines across the country focusing on spreading banking services in the rural...

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    Banks’ general shareholders to get dividend before Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on June 01, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank is likely to allow banks to disburse cash dividend only to the general shareholders before September this year, BB executive director and...

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    Remittance rebounds in May due to Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on June 01, 2020

    The inflow of remittance rebounded to hit a four-month high in May after a sharp fall in the previous month as the expatriates sent money...

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    Banks not to fine depositors for delay

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on June 01, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday asked all scheduled banks not to charge depositors late fees for their failure to pay instalments for April and May...

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    Bangladesh Bank files fresh case with New York state court over heist

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on June 01, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has filed a fresh case with the New York state court over the $81-million heist from the central bank’s reserve kept with...

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    PM announces Tk 2,000 crore bank interest waiver

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:57pm on May 31, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday announced a new stimulus package to waive Tk 2,000 crore bank interest of the people affected badly by the...

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    Women’s presence drops

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on May 31, 2020

    The presence of women in the mid-level managerial posts in the private commercial banks dropped to 14.95 per cent in the July-December period of last...

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    EBL launches e-KYC to facilitate instant account opening

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:58pm on May 31, 2020

    Eastern Bank Limited on Sunday launched an instant account opening service named ‘EBL INSTA Account’ under e-KYC (electronic know-your-customer) guideline.Launching of the service, first of...

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    ABB seeks proper probe into EXIM Bank case

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on May 30, 2020

    The Association of Bankers, Bangladesh on Saturday demanded proper investigation into allegations of ‘abduction and intimation’ brought by two top officials of Exim Bank against...

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    Bangladesh Bank releases Tk 2,725.85cr for factory workers’ April salary

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 09:41pm on May 29, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has disbursed another Tk 725.85 crore in May in favour of the banks for payment of workers’ wages in export-oriented industries for...