Bangladesh Bank

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    Ansar-VDP Bank receives Tk 500cr COVID grant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on October 20, 2020

    Bangladesh Bank and Ansar-VDP Development Bank signed a participation agreement for disbursing special grants allocated for braving coronavirus crisis. The deal was signed at the...

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    Government must shore up issues to save the banking sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2020

    RISING non-performing loan and a slowdown in the private-sector credit growth have come to dog the banking sector of the country. A lack of good...

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    Banking sector in Bangladesh under severe stress

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on October 19, 2020

    The banking sector performance has come under severs stress over the five years since 2015–16 because of the rising non-performing loan and a slowdown in...

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    Bangladesh Bank lowers risk weights against banks’ investments

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on October 18, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday relaxed its guidelines on risk-based capital adequacy for the banks’ investments in venture capital fund, lowering the risk weight against...

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    Bangladesh seeks Philippines’ help to recover stolen money 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on October 18, 2020

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Sunday hoped that the Philippines government would help Bangladesh recover remaining $66million stolen money of Bangladesh Bank. Momen expressed...

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    Bangladesh Bank initiates move to integrate bank, MFS accounts

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:05pm on October 05, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has initiated a move to integrate mobile financial service accounts with the bank accounts of MFS users to facilitate a number of...

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    Bangladesh Bank asks banks again to deposit money to RMG central fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on October 05, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday again instructed all scheduled banks to transfer 0.03 per cent of export proceeds from export-oriented industries to the RMG sector...

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    Payments abroad against royalty eased for industries in DPAs, EZs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on October 04, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Sunday allowed industries operating in Domestic Processing Areas and Economic Zones to remit money abroad from their taka account against royalty,...

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    What has so far been achieved?

    Iftekhar Ahmed Robin | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2020

    TECHNOLOGICAL revolution, especially information and communications technology, has had profound implications on the payment system. Payment and settlement systems must, therefore, ensure the optimum...

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    Bangladesh Bank stresses manpower export

    Shakhawat Hossain       | Updated at 12:26am on September 26, 2020

    Identifying overseas employment as a key to recovery of the country’s falling economy, the Bangladesh Bank in a report has said that manpower export is...