Bangladesh Bank (BB)

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Rawhide traders get more time to clear default loans

Bangladesh Bank has relaxed loan rescheduling rules for rawhide traders to ensure availability of sufficient funds during Eid-ul-Azha, which is celebrated through animal sacrifice.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Bangladesh Bank hikes key interest rate by 50 basis points

Bangladesh Bank today raised its key interest rate, also known as the policy rate, by 50 basis points to 5.50 per cent, a move that would make funds costlier for banks.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Commemorative Tk 100 note released marking Padma Bridge opening

Bangladesh Bank has released commemorative notes of Tk 100 on the occasion of the long-cherished Padma Bridge opening tomorrow (June 25, 2022).

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Banks asked to give priority services to freedom fighters, old, widows, differently-abled

Bangladesh Bank today instructed banks to take special measures to provide priority banking services to valiant freedom fighters, old, widows and differently-abled customers.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

‘Non-bank MDs must have 20 years’ experience’

The Bangladesh Bank today said the interested candidates for the post of managing directors of non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) have to obtain at least 20 years of working experience at banks or NBFIs.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Fire at Bangladesh Bank under control

A fire that broke out at Bangladesh Bank Bhaban in Motijheel this evening was doused.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Banks asked to serve flood-hit people through adjacent branches

The Bangladesh Bank today asked banks to provide banking services to the flood-hit people through branches adjacent to the areas that are still unaffected.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Bank vendors can't be those of high-ups: Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh Bank today asked banks to refrain from procuring goods and services from firms in which directors and high officials of the lenders have ownership, be it direct or indirect.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Trade deficit shoots up 53pc in Jul-Apr

Bangladesh’s trade deficit shot up 53 per cent year-on-year to $27.5 billion in the July-April period of the current fiscal year as the surge in imports continued against lower export receipts, exceeding last year’s total shortfall.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Bangladesh Bank raises policy rate: Aims to contain inflation, stabilise forex market

The Bangladesh Bank yesterday raised its key interest rate for the first time in a decade and devalued the local currency for the seventh time this year against the dollar as part of its moves to tackle inflationary forces and restore stability in the foreign exchange market.