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    Banking commission at the end of govt tenure: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on February 05, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said the government might appoint a commission for the country’s banking sector at the end of the present government’s...

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    Banking commission by end of govt tenure: Muhith

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:45pm on February 05, 2017

      Finance minister AMA Muhith on Sunday said a banking commission will be constituted before the end of the tenure of the present government to...

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    Investment in nat’l saving tools marches past Tk 23,000cr in H1

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 10:11pm on February 04, 2017

    The net investment in the national savings certificates and bonds in the first half of the current financial year 2016-17 increased by 76.41 per cent...

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    Eurozone businesses stay buoyant at start of 2017

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:28pm on February 03, 2017

    Eurozone businesses started 2017 by increasing activity at the same multi-year record pace they set in December and faster growth in demand suggested the good...

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    Bank lending rate goes down for 24th month in a row

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on February 03, 2017

    Scheduled banks cut their rates of interest on lending further in December, the 24th month in a row, as the businesspeople were still reluctant to...

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    WB okays $300m for grassroots level dev

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:40pm on February 01, 2017

    The World Bank has approved $300 million financing to empower the local governments at grassroots level with discretionary funds that would also enable communities decide...

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    BRAC to cut foreign donation dependency to 10pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on February 01, 2017

    BRAC is planning to bring down the dependency on foreign donors to 10 per cent by 2020 to become financially sustainable as global funding in...

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    Remittance drops for 7th month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on February 01, 2017

    Monthly remittance inflow in year-on-year basis dropped in January, for the seventh month in a row, as non-resident Bangladeshis continued to send money through illegal...

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    BB improperly keeps credit growth target unchanged: BGMEA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on January 31, 2017

    The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association on Tuesday said Bangladesh Bank improperly kept the private sector credit growth target unchanged in the half-yearly monetary...

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    FBCCI wants NPLs, capital flight curbed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on January 31, 2017

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday demanded that Bangladesh Bank takes immediate step to reduce non-performing loans and curb money...