Bangladesh Bank (BB)

April 4, 2021
April 4, 2021

Banking hours shortening likely

Bangladesh Bank is likely to reduce banking hours from tomorrow in tune with a new lockdown declared by the government.

March 23, 2021
March 23, 2021

BB to release commemorative Tk 50 notes marking ‘Golden Jubilee of Independence’

Bangladesh Bank (BB) is going to release regular currency notes, commemorative coins and silver commemorative notes of Taka 50 marking the Golden Jubilee of Independence.

March 11, 2021
March 11, 2021

Bangladesh Bank to form Tk 500cr start-up fund

Bangladesh Bank today decided to form a Tk 500 crore fund in order to help new entrepreneurs aged 21 years and above start businesses.

September 28, 2020
September 28, 2020

Instalment payment period extended till Dec 31

Bangladesh Bank today said that borrowers will not be considered defaulters if they pay their instalments by December 31 this year.

September 17, 2020
September 17, 2020

Bangladesh Bank asks banks to keep LC margin on onion imports at minimum level

The central bank orders banks to keep the margin on the opening of letters of credits to import essential commodities, including onions at a minimum level.

September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020

Bangladesh Bank reserve heist: Probe report submission deferred to October 12

A Dhaka court sets October 12 as the date for submission of a probe report in the case lodged over the Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve heist that took place in 2016.

July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020

Parliament passes bill to extend Bangladesh Bank governor’s age limit

Parliament has passed the “Bangladesh Bank (Amendment) Bill, 2020” to extend the age limit of the central bank’s governor to 67 years.

June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020

Banks in ‘red zones’ to remain closed: Bangladesh Bank

Banks in ‘red zone’ areas will remain closed as lockdown will be enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus.

May 28, 2020
May 28, 2020

All branches of banks to remain open from May 31: Bangladesh Bank

The Bangladesh Bank has today asked banks to keep all their branches across the country open from May 31.

May 3, 2020
May 3, 2020

Covid-19 fallout: Central bank’s move to ease financial burden of borrowers

The central bank today directed banks to transfer all interest accrued or to be accrued between April 1 and May 31 this year from all of their loans to an interest-free blocked account.