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March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Lax monitoring by BB to blame for bank scams

Had the Bangladesh Bank played the role of a guardian and properly inspected commercial banks, the scams would not have taken place in the banking sector, Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Iqbal Mahmood said.

January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019

BB Cyber Heist: Malware sent to BB network thru' emails

It looked like any other email job-seekers send. The sender Rasel Ahlam attached a cover letter and a resume apparently hoping for a call for a personal interview.

November 26, 2018
November 26, 2018

Scams, failures skipped, dev highlighted

The Bangladesh Bank has published a report on the banking sector development over the last 10 years ahead of the national elections,

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018

Central bank detects Tk 4,000cr laundering

Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit has detected cases of money laundering involving Tk 4,000 crore and is carrying out a thorough probe into it, Bangladesh Bank Deputy Governor Abu Hena Mohd Razee Hassan said yesterday.

January 31, 2018
January 31, 2018

Banks asked to lower their loan-deposit ratio

The central bank yesterday instructed banks to lower their loan-deposit ratio to within 83.5 percent by June 30 in a move to reining in the banks' aggressive lending practices.

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018

BB seeks to curb excessive lending

Bangladesh Bank yesterday announced its new monetary policy for January-June with a target to tighten money supply and curb excessive lending, which is likely to raise interest rates and hurt businesses and consumers.

December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017

AB Bank laundered Tk 165cr to UAE

The AB Bank has allegedly laundered around Tk 165 crore to the United Arab Emirates through two shady organisations in the name of investment, according to a Bangladesh Bank probe report.

December 9, 2017
December 9, 2017

2016 Cyber-heist: BB, NY Fed plan to sue Manila bank

Bangladesh's central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world's biggest cyber-heists, several sources said.

November 29, 2017
November 29, 2017

Farmers Bank Debacle: BB measures not enough

Bangladesh Bank responded very late in dealing with the ailing Farmers Bank, former central bank governors and senior economists said.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

2 more pvt banks in the offing

Bangladesh Bank is completing the primary process for issuing licences to two more private banks, which analysts claimed would be detrimental to the banking industry and the economy as a whole.