Why is the amount of default loans increasing day by day?
The default-loan narrative has smeared our otherwise powerful story of graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status.
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.
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.
The Bangladesh Bank has published a report on the banking sector development over the last 10 years ahead of the national elections,
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bangladesh Bank responded very late in dealing with the ailing Farmers Bank, former central bank governors and senior economists said.
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.
A parliamentary body is formed a three-member sub-committee to give recommendations on a Bangladesh Bank report that got huge irregularities in giving loans from the state-run Agrani Bank.
Bangladesh Bank approved the sudden changes in Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) only hours after the Shariah-based bank provided it with documents on Monday.
Only four years after their inception, two private commercial banks are at a risk of becoming insolvent due to rampant corruption, posing a potential threat of a spill-over impact on the entire banking system, according to a Bangladesh Bank report.
The government should carry out further investigation to find out whether the suspected Bangladesh Bank officials were really involved in the $101 million cyber heist, says Mohammed Farashuddin, head of the three-member body that probed the theft.
A government committee probing the Bangladesh Bank heist has held SWIFT responsible for weakening the payment system which allowed cyber thieves to steal $81 million from the central bank's account with the New York Fed.
Kim Wong, the Filipino casino operator dubbed the “missing link” in the cyber heist of $81 million in Bangladesh Bank reserves, said he is willing to return up to $14.3 million he received from two Chinese nationals linked to the stolen funds.
US Congresswoman Carolyn B Maloney has raised some serious questions about the New York Federal Reserve Bank's actions regarding the $101-million heist from the Bangladesh Bank account.
US cyber security firm FireEye, which is charging Bangladesh Bank $400 an hour to probe the $101 million heist, is hunting for a malware that it believes is still hiding in the bank's network.