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Bangladesh to form banking commission soon

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 7 -- The government has agreed to form a banking commission to review the health of the sector and take necessary reform measures in line with demand of different quarters. "W... Read More


Export earnings fall nearly 7.0% in four months

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 6 -- Bangladesh's overall export earnings decreased by nearly 7.0 per cent in the first four months of the current fiscal year (FY) following economic slowdown in Europe and tr... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks back to red again

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 5 -- Bangladesh's stocks slipped back to the red on Monday, after a single-day break as risk-averse investors went on selling binge on sector-wise stocks. DSEX, the prime inde... Read More


Bangladesh receives over $6.0b remittance in four months

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 5 -- The inflow of remittances crossed US$6.0 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year (FY) as the government started providing incentive to the beneficiarie... Read More


Pressure on Bangladesh forex market may intensify

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 3 -- The ongoing pressure on the country's foreign exchange market is likely to intensify this month as the export earnings may fall further in October. Bangladesh's off-docks... Read More


Govt. set to borrow BDT 55b from banks for Nov

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 3 -- The Bangladesh government is set to borrow a net BDT 55 billion from the banking system for the month of November to partly meet its budget deficit. It may take up to BDT... Read More


Weekly Review: Stocks slump amid 'poor' dividend

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 3 -- Bangladesh's stocks suffered losses in the outgoing week that ended on Thursday as nervous investors dumped their holdings amid 'poor' dividend declarations. Week on week... Read More


Stocks extend losing streak for third day

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 30 -- Bangladesh's stocks extended the losing streak for the third straight session on Tuesday as worried investors continued their selling spree on sector-wise shares. DSEX, ... Read More


External debt servicing rises in Q1 of FY '20

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 30 -- External debt servicing of the government increased by nearly US$52 million in the first quarter (Q1) of the current fiscal year (FY), 2019-2020, compared to that of the ... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks see another setback on Monday

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct. 29 -- Bangladesh's stocks witnessed yet another setback on Monday as investors dumped their holdings to prevent further losses. DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (... Read More