November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

HSBC helping firms to transition to sustainable future

HSBC is a global leader in sustainability space. The bank is also actively working in Bangladesh to support its customers to transition and help achieve their sustainability goals. It has arranged...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

New Covid scare sparks rate rethink in markets

Risks of a new Covid hit to economic activity are clobbering expectations for rate hikes next year from the world’s major central banks, a potential setback for the dollar and other currencies...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Responsible banking: new dimension of green banking

With the culmination of climate change and its adverse impact, we are all concerned about our habitat, economy, life-style and future generation.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

New law lists bankers’ digital books as legal evidence

Parliament yesterday passed the Bankers’ Book Evidence Bill 2021, defining digitally recorded documents used in the ordinary business of banks as legal evidence admissible in court.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Credit card spending keeps growing as virus recedes

Spending through credit cards maintained an upward trend in September as people kept flocking to online sites in the tourism and hospitality sector as the coronavirus crisis continues to wane.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

NBFIs seek deferral of BB rules seeking to restore discipline

Non-bank financial institutions have demanded postponement of the application of a Bangladesh Bank guideline that is seeking to restore credit discipline in the fragile sector.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

LankaBangla Finance gets $21m foreign loans

LankaBangla Finance has recently received $21 million in foreign currency loans from two companies with prior approval from Bangladesh Bank. 

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Prime Bank wins bronze at Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards 2021

Prime Bank has won a bronze at an Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards 2021 in an analytics and artificial intelligence category.  

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Banking thru voice

Banking services are set to come even closer to clients in Bangladesh as Bank Asia plans to roll out voice banking, allowing its clients to carry out transactions through conversation.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

StanChart launches digital trade counter

Standard Chartered Bangladesh has launched Digital Trade Counter to allow clients to submit trade transaction applications and related documents.