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Foreign firms allowed getting interest-bearing loans

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has relaxed regulations allowing foreign controlled firms to avail interest-bearing loans as working capital from their parent companies ab... Read More


Farm credit disbursement falls 15% in July

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- Farm credit disbursement fell by 15.11 per cent in July, the first month of the current fiscal year (FY), 2019-20, mainly due to flood at different parts of Bangladesh. ... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks keep gaining for fourth straight week

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- Bangladesh's stocks maintained their gaining streak for the fourth straight week that ended on Thursday, with investors showing their appetite for June year-end companies... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks slip into red after choppy session

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 22 -- Bangladesh's stocks slipped into the red on Wednesday, snapping a four-day gaining streak, as investors booked some profits on sector-wise shares. Some investors preferr... Read More


Govt. borrows BDT 230b from banks in 35 days of FY '20

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 22 -- The government borrowed nearly BDT 230 billion from the banking system in the first 35 days of this fiscal year (FY), 2019-20, to finance budget deficit partly, officials... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks end flat amid cautious trading

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 21 -- Bangladesh's stocks ended almost flat on Tuesday after choppy trading as investors booked some profits with cautious positioning. Some investors preferred booking profit... Read More


Bangladesh's inflation rises slightly in July

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 21 -- Bangladesh's inflation as measured by the consumers' price index (CPI) moved up 10 basis points to 5.62 per cent in July on point-to-point basis due to raise in prices of... Read More


Bangladesh stocks keep gaining riding on GP shares

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 20 -- Bangladesh's stocks extended the gaining spell for the third straight session on Monday as investors showed their buying appetite on Grameenphone (GP) shares. DSEX, the ... Read More


Banks to comply with CRR, SLR for OBOs from Sept 01

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 19 -- The central bank is set to issue a directive asking the banks to comply with cash reserve requirement (CRR) and statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) rules for their offshore b... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks gain slightly after Eid holiday

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 19 -- Bangladesh's stocks gained slightly on Sunday, the first trading session after nine-day Eid holiday, as investors were active on June-ending shares. Trading and official... Read More