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BD financial market needs credible benchmark

Jasim Uddin Haroon October 25, 2017 10:15:51

Bangladesh's financial market runs sans effective benchmark called 'Dhaka Interbank Offered Rate (DIBOR)', leaving parties to quote rates in contracts and other financial instruments impromptu. Such...

Male students drive school banking deposit growth

-- October 17, 2017 10:54:50

Deposits with the commercial banks' school banking accounts have marked an increase by 28.20 per cent at the end of June 2017 compared to the corresponding period of the preceding year, reports BSS....

BB reinforces forex support to banks

Siddique Islam October 17, 2017 10:31:37

The central bank has strengthened its foreign currency support to the commercial banks for settling import payment obligations, particularly of food grains and fuel oils. As part of the move, the Ban...

Central bankers brainstorming sustainable finance

FE Report October 05, 2017 09:53:16

A three-day meet on sustainable finance with delegates from central banks of Ghana, Nepal and Nigeria began in Dhaka Wednesday to promote sound environmental and social practices by banks. Bangladesh...

BB finds problem with BKB financials

Syful Islam September 30, 2017 09:50:11

A central bank inspection team has detected 'window dressing' in the balance sheet of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) to show its higher earnings and conceal provision shortfall to lower its net loss, of...

BB issues notice relaxing loan provisioning policies further

FE Report September 28, 2017 10:11:03

The central bank has relaxed its loan provisioning policies further to facilitate disbursement of agriculture and micro-credits by the banks, officials said. Under the relaxations, the banks will hav...

BB to strengthen farm loan monitoring

Siddique Islam September 20, 2017 10:36:50

The central bank is going to strengthen its monitoring and supervision for ensuring hassle-free disbursement of farm loans, particularly in the flood-affected areas, to facilitate boosting agriculture...