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Bangladesh ups home loan limit to BDT 20m

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has raised the home loan limit to BDT 20 million from BDT 12 million in view of high prices of construction materials. As per the revised ... Read More


BB slashes interest rates on EDF loans to boost exports

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 20 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has slashed interest rates on loans under the Export Development Fund (EDF) scheme by 1.0 percentage point to facilitate exporters. Under ... Read More


Demand for T-bills, bonds may rise soon

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 19 -- Demand for the government securities is set to rise as the non-life insurance companies have to invest at least 7.5 per cent of their assets in the securities. The Insur... Read More


BDT deprecates five poisha more against US$

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka weakened further against the dollar on Thursday, despite the central bank's foreign currency support. The local currency depreciated... Read More


BB expedites forex support to banks

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- The central bank of Bangladesh has expedited its foreign currency support to the commercial banks to help settle their import payment obligations, particularly for oil, o... Read More


Weekly Review: Bangladesh's stocks return to the red

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17 -- Bangladesh's stocks backed to the red again in the outgoing week that ended on Thursday as risk-averse investors dumped their holdings amid 'poor' earnings disclosure. W... Read More


Stocks fall slightly after four-day rally

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 13 -- Bangladesh's Stocks faced a mild correction on Tuesday, snapping a four-day rally, as risk-averse investors opted for quick-profit on sector specific shares. The market ... Read More


BB to review performance of BKB, RAKUB today

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 13 -- The central bank of Bangladesh is set to review the progress in the implementation of the memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and key financial indicators of the two spec... Read More


Bangladesh's stocks post marginal gain

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- Bangladesh's stocks posted a marginal gain on Monday as investors continued to show their buying interest on sector-wise shares based on latest earnings disclosure. DSEX... Read More


Committee to make short-list soon to hire BB DG

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 12 -- The government-formed search committee for appointing a deputy governor of the Bangladesh Bank (BB) will prepare a short-list from 22 applicants in line with the recruitm... Read More