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    Banks, NBFIs get more time to execute package

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on August 17, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Monday granted the country’s banks and non-banking financial institutions two more months to complete disbursement of the stimulus loans under the...

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    Banks show reluctance to get refinance scheme fund

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:13pm on August 12, 2020

    Disbursement of refinance to the banks from the Bangladesh Bank’s Tk 15,000 crore-scheme, designed to support the banks with liquidity for implementation of the Tk...

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    Global stocks rise as US stimulus hopes offset China tensions

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:45pm on August 10, 2020

    Global stock markets rose on Monday, boosted by hopes of a US stimulus package that helped to offset American-China tensions ahead of key trade talks...

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    Italy approves 25-billion-euro stimulus package

    | Updated at 10:45pm on August 08, 2020

    The Italian government on Friday approved a stimulus package totalling 25 billion euros ($29 billion) to revive an economy battered by the coronavirus crisis. Italy...

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    Banks asked to reinforce agri loan release in CHT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on July 29, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday asked the country’s scheduled banks to facilitate the Tk 10-bank account opening by farmers in Rangamati, Khagrachari and Bandarban with a...

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    Small enterprises to get up to Tk 50 lakh in loans without collateral

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:15pm on July 27, 2020

    Bangladesh Bank on Monday launched a credit guarantee scheme for the cottage, micro and small enterprises allowing banks to issue up to Tk 50 lakh...

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    3pc of stimulus for CMSMEs disbursed in 3 months

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:14pm on July 26, 2020

    The country’s banks have sanctioned loans worth Tk 2,065 crore for the cottage, micro, small and medium entrepreneurs in more than three month of the launch...

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    Two banks disburse Tk 80cr to 3 NGOs for farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on July 14, 2020

    Two banks have disbursed Tk 80 crore to three non-government organisations under the Tk 3,000 crore stimulus package that the government announced for the farmers,...

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    Farmers, traders yet to get loans 3 months after stimulus launch

    HM Murtuza with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 10:44pm on July 11, 2020

    Farmers, low-income group people and small-time traders are yet to get loans from the Tk 3,000 crore stimulus package that the central bank launched in...

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    Only two banks apply for loan in two months of launch

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on June 29, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has received only two applications for the low-cost refinance loan in two months of the formation of Tk 25,000-crore funds to support implementation...