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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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    More allocation for higher edn demanded

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on July 01, 2019

    The government should increase budgetary allocation for higher education with an aim of achieving Sustainable development Goals, observed Former Bangladesh Bank governor and...

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    Banks’ return on equity, asset falls sharply in 2018

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on June 25, 2019

    Return on equity and asset of the country’s banks almost halved at the end of December last year from that of a year ago, showed...

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    Top 300 loan defaulters named in JS

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:12am on June 23, 2019

    A list of 300 top loan defaulters under all the banks and financial institutions of the country’s public and private sector involving bad loans amounting...

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    Banks allowed to defer execution by 3 months

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

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday allowed banks to defer until September 30 the implementation of internal credit risk rating system guidelines and the associated model enacted...

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    Tough measures sought to recover bad loans

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on June 19, 2019

    Lawmakers on Tuesday demanded tough measures to recover defaulted loans to check the growth of undisclosed money as well as the capital flight from the...

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    All steps failed to fix banking fiasco

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:07am on June 11, 2019

    Budgetary and other incentives provided for the banking sector in the outgoing fiscal year have failed to improve the financial health of the ailing sector,...

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    Defaulted loans soar to Tk 1.11 lakh crore

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:30am on June 11, 2019

    Defaulted loans in the scam-hit banking system skyrocketed to Tk 1,10,873.54 crore in the first quarter of 2019 because of a 31 per cent increase in...

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    Moosa wants to bring €20b in Bangladesh

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:25am on May 21, 2019

    Private business firm DATCO chairman Moosa Bin Shamsher, who grabbed the headlines time and gain claiming to be a multi-billionaire, has applied for permission to...

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    FID wants BB to issue relaxed guidelines

    Shakahwat Hossain | Updated at 12:18am on April 28, 2019

    The financial institutions division has sought finance minister’s decision on whether it or the Bangladesh Bank would issue the relaxed new guidelines on the restructuring...