Bangladesh Bank

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    Most banks in Bangladesh post higher operating profits in 2018

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on January 01, 2019

    Most of the banks made higher operating profits in the just concluded year amid swelling of bad loans in the country’s banking sector....

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    BB suspends mobile banking for 48hrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank suspends all mobile financial services for 48 hours from 5:00pm on December 28 ahead of national elections....

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    Banks asked to submit info by Dec 2

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:24pm on November 22, 2018

    The Bangladesh Bank on Thursday asked banks to provide returning officers with defaulted loan-related information about candidates for the 11th parliamentary elections scheduled for December...

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    AD stays its order directing BB to return Tk 615.55 crore to 10 firms and a merchant

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    The Appellate Division on Tuesday stayed its own order in which Bangladesh Bank was directed to return Tk 615.55 crore to 10 firms and a...

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    BB gives nod to bank for police

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on October 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday decided to award licence to Community Bank Bangladesh of Bangladesh Police and withheld the applications of three other proposed banks. The...

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    BB serves notices on nine banks for dollar rate violation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14am on October 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Sunday issued show-cause notices to nine banks for selling dollars at rates higher than the inter-bank exchange rate set by the central...

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    BB cuts loan interest for dairy farmers to 4pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on October 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank has cut the interest rate to 4 per cent from 5 per cent on loans that the dairy farmers get from the central...

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    BB modifies provisioning against bank guarantee

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Thursday slightly tightened the banks’ requirement of keeping general provision against guarantees on which counter-guarantees were issued by multilateral development banks or...

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    Bangladesh Bank’s fresh guidelines for banks risk management

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday issued risk management guidelines afresh scrapping earlier one against the backdrop of the growing non-performing loans and increasing risk in the...

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    Dollar crawls up vs taka after staying put for 3 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2018

    The inter-bank exchange rate of the US dollar against the taka has started to inch up in last two days after remaining static for three...