1d ago| Economy

Shahjalal Islami Bank awards scholarships to 500 students

Shahjalal Islami Bank yesterday awarded scholarships to 500 meritorious students from around the country who are financially insolvent. 

3d ago| Banks

Interest rate cap not coming off soon

The interest rate cap for businesses is not coming off anytime soon, said Bangladesh Bank Governor Abdur Rouf Talukder yesterday.

3d ago| Banks

Bangladesh Krishi Bank gets new DMD

Bangladesh Krishi Bank recently appointed a new deputy managing director.

1w ago| Economy

Banks to get BB protection for default loans

Banks will be able to get back a majority of loans from a Bangladesh Bank credit guarantee scheme (CGS) if borrowers default on loans taken from a small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) refinance scheme of Tk 25,000 crore.

1w ago| Banks

Meghna Bank gets 3 new directors

Three new directors have been elected to the board of Meghna Bank.

1w ago| Economy

Prime Bank signs deal with Ananta Group

Prime Bank recently signed an agreement with Ananta Group to provide a digital nano financing solution to factory workers through a new app, “PrimeAgrim”. 

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Shahjalal Islami Bank awards scholarships to 500 students

Shahjalal Islami Bank yesterday awarded scholarships to 500 meritorious students from around the country who are financially insolvent. 

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Interest rate cap not coming off soon

The interest rate cap for businesses is not coming off anytime soon, said Bangladesh Bank Governor Abdur Rouf Talukder yesterday.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Bangladesh Krishi Bank gets new DMD

Bangladesh Krishi Bank recently appointed a new deputy managing director.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Karmasangsthan Bank gets new DMD

Karmasangsthan Bank recently promoted its general manager to the post of deputy managing director.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Loan disbursement for women entrepreneurs still very low

Although the growing number of women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh have mostly kept good payment records over the past decade, their share of the total loans disbursed by banks and other financial institutions still remains low, according to experts.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Basic bank scam cases: Complete probe in 3 months or face action

Issuing a strong warning to the Anti-Corruption Commission over its failure to press charges in any of the 56 Basic Bank loan scam cases in the last seven years,

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

MTB Foundation, Buet give scholarships to students

Mutual Trust Bank (MTB) Foundation and the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) organised a “Saifuddin Ahmed Chowdhury Memorial Scholarship” programme at the Buet’s academic council bhaban in Dhaka recently.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

BASIC Bank loan scams: ‘A drama is all we’re watching’

The High Court yesterday expressed disappointment at the embezzlement of large amounts of money from the state-run Basic Bank and the Anti-Corruption Commission’s failure to press charges in any of the 56 cases filed over the bank’s loan scams in the last seven years.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

TK 7,246CR loans to 9 firms: BB probing ‘breach of rules’ at Islami Bank

Bangladesh Bank has begun an investigation into Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd for disbursing Tk 7,246 crore in loans to nine companies this year grossly violating banking rules.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Sonali Bank’s bad loan situation frightening

Sonali Bank’s defaulted loans are very alarming, said a parliamentary sub-committee in a report.