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    Bank deposits grow by 13.5pc in 2020, Islamic banks fare better

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on April 07, 2021

    Deposit growth in the country’s banking sector was 13.5 per cent in 2020, while the growth rate was 16.67 per cent in Shariah-based banks, according...

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    Premier Bank, I-Clique sign MoU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:00pm on March 31, 2021

    Premier Bank Limited is going to purchase a card management system that will support Visa, MasterCard, China Union Pay Branded debit and credit cards, prepaid...

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    Bank strike cripples Indian state lenders

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 07:44pm on March 15, 2021

    Operations of Indian state-owned banks were hugely disrupted on Monday after hundreds of thousands of workers went on a strike to protest the privatisation plans...

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    EU banking regulator hit by Microsoft email hack

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:00pm on March 08, 2021

    The European Banking Authority, a key EU financial regulator, says it has fallen victim to a hack of its Microsoft email system which the US...

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    Premier Bank Launches six more Islami banking window services

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:33pm on February 23, 2021

    The Premier Bank Limited successfully inaugurated its Shariah-based Islami banking window services ‘Premier Bank Tijarah’, at six conventional branches in Uttara and  Kakrail in Dhaka,...

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    Loan release thru agent banking surges in Oct-Dec

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on February 09, 2021

    Loan disbursement through the banks’ agent banking wings increased by 525.07 per cent or Tk 770.8 crore year-on-year in the OctoberDecember period of 2020 as...

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    Islamic banking services allowed at all Southeast Bank business centres

    | Updated at 11:36pm on February 09, 2021

    The Bangladesh Bank has granted Southeast Bank permission to provide Shariah-based Islamic banking services alongside conventional banking services at all of its business centres...

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    All Myanmar banks closed nationwide

    Agence France-Presse .Yangon | Updated at 04:30pm on February 01, 2021

    All Myanmar banks nationwide were closed on Monday following a military coup, declaration of a state of emergency and the detention of de facto civilian...

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    Midland Bank, Florence Group sign MoU

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:20pm on January 31, 2021

    Florence Group, an export-oriented garments manufacturing company in Bangladesh, is going to use Midland Cash Management application for conducting their daily business banking and cash...

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    Experts for bank regulators’ collaboration to remove gaps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on January 18, 2021

    Experts and bankers on Saturday suggested strong collaboration between regulators in the banking sector to bridge the gap of financial statements of banks in the...