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Weekly review: Bangladesh's stocks fall despite circuit breaker

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 22 -- Bangladesh's capital market passed a chaotic week as securities regulator imposed new circuit breaker, markets operators said. The bourses also decided to cut an hour t... Read More


BB asks all banks to prepare business continuity plan

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 22 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has asked all banks to prepare business continuity plan immediately to ensure that operations are not interrupted in the aftermath of pand... Read More


Bangladesh's bourses cut two-hour trading time

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 19 -- Following the free-fall of stocks prices, Dhaka Stock Exchange and the Chittagong Stock Exchange have decided to cut by two hours trading time effective from today (Thur... Read More


Stocks sharply fall globally, oil prices drops

Dhaka, March 19 -- Global markets including Bangladesh fell sharply on Wednesday despite policy markers as well as authorities concerned have taken different stimulus policy to bring back stability in... Read More


Coronavirus Fear: Bangladesh's stocks tumble further

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 16 -- With fears of coronavirus dominating market sentiment, Bangladesh's stocks tumbled further on Sunday amid incessant selling by investors to escape further losses. Withi... Read More


Merchant bankers seek faster creation of capital market funds

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 16 -- Country's top merchant bankers have urged the central bank to take effective measures to implement its policy regarding the creation of special funds for revival of the ... Read More


BB buys $162m from banks in last three days

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 12 -- The central bank of Bangladesh directly purchased US$162 million from banks in the last three consecutive days to keep the country's foreign exchange (forex) market stab... Read More


Bangladesh's import orders drop by 12% in Jan.

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 12 -- Country's import orders fell by 12.52 per cent in January due to supply chain disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China, bankers said. Opening of letters o... Read More


Bangladesh's current account deficit narrows further

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 9 -- Deficit in the current account balance has further declined significantly in the first seven months of this fiscal year (FY), 2019-20, on the back of shrinking merchandis... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks plummet on coronavirus fear

Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 9 -- Bangladesh's stocks plummeted on Sunday, stretching the losing streak to the third session as investors remained cautious amid global forecast about the consequences of e... Read More