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    Islamic banks, NBFIs to give loan for green buildings

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    Entrepreneurs would get loans at lower interest rate for Environment-friendly buildings from the refinancing scheme of shariah-based banks and non-bank financial institutions, a Bangladesh Bank...

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    Farmers’ bank accounts rise to 92.38 lakh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2018

    The number of farmers’ accounts opened with scheduled banks increased by 1.94 lakh to 92.38 lakh till December 31, 2017 from 90.44 lakh a year...

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    Muhith wants speedy release of IDB loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 05, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith has requested Islamic Development Bank to take measures for speedy disbursement of the bank’s loans. In comparison to the other development...

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    Shipbuilders get 3yrs moratorium facility for outstanding loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 05, 2018

    The government has decided to place a three-year moratorium on shipbuilders’ outstanding working capital loans to curb liquidity crisis of the entities....

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    BB specifies charges, fees for loans, lease of NBFIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on April 03, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday issued a number of instructions for all the non-bank financial institutions on setting fee, charge and commission that the NBFIs take...

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    Former MD, 16 others barred from leaving counrty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:25am on April 04, 2018

    Anti-Corruption Commission on Tuesday imposed a ban on foreign travel by 17 officials of the crisis-ridden Farmers Bank Ltd, including its former managing director and chief...

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    Mobile banking under surveillance during HSC exams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday asked all the mobile financial service providers to strengthen oversight over the transactions which would be made through their system with...

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    BB criticised for caving in under govt, businesses’ pressure

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    Two former top officials of the Bangladesh Bank and an economist on Sunday blasted the current central bank leadership who ‘virtually throwing away the autonomy...

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    CRR to decrease, govt deposit to increase

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    The government on Sunday decided that the mandatory cash reserve requirement of commercial banks would be reduced to 5.5 per cent of their deposits from...

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    Muhit appointed StanChart Bangladesh FM head

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:04pm on March 31, 2018

    Muhit Rahman has recently been appointed as Standard Chartered Bank’s financial markets head, said a press release...

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