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  • Nine banks suffer capital shortfall

    Nine banks, which include eight state banks and the trouble-hit Farmers Bank, have failed to meet the minimum regulatory capital needs, in a worrying development for the government.

  • Brokers amp up pressure on BB to boost stocks

    Stock brokers and merchant banks yesterday urged the Bangladesh Bank to reset the banks' capital market exposure and extend the deadline for lowering the loan-deposit ratio with a view to propping up the stockmarket.

  • Farmers Bank's aggrieved depositors go to BB

    A number of Farmers Bank depositors have filed complaints with the Bangladesh Bank after the scam-hit bank failed to repay them Tk 852 crore of deposits citing a liquidity crunch.

  • UCB posts Tk 272cr profit in 2017

    United Commercial Bank's profit rose 3.6 percent year-on-year to Tk 272.23 crore last year. The private commercial bank disclosed the annual earnings at a programme at its corporate office in Dhaka yesterday.

  • New DMD for Shahjalal Islami Bank

    Shahjalal Islami Bank has recently appointed Mian Quamrul Hasan Chowdhury as deputy managing director.

  • Trust Bank gets new DMD

    Trust Bank has recently appointed Junaid Masroor as deputy managing director.

  • Finance Minister AMA Muhith

    State banks, ICB to buy 60% shares of Farmers Bank: Muhith

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that state owned banks and Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) will buy 60 percent shares of trouble-hit The Farmers Bank Limited.

  • BB gets third deputy governor

    Ahmed Jamal has recently been promoted as the third deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank.

  • Rules changed thrice in four years

    The government has amended the electoral rules of Grameen Bank for the third time in four years after its previous

  • Private credit growth hits 18.36pc

    Private sector credit growth continues its forward thrust despite liquidity crisis and rising interest rates as businesses jump into an