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Banks to remain open till 8pm

Economic Correspondent Bangladesh Bank (BB) asked all commercial banks to keep their branches open until 8pm Wednesday. The direction has been made to facilitate taxpayers submitting their income tax returns. A circular has been issued in his regard on Tuesday. According to the circular, all banks have been asked to keep all their branches open. The official deadline for income ... Read More »

UUCBL signs agreement with SSL Wireless to offer Mobile Top-up service

   businessnews24bd.com One of the most prominent banks of the country, United Commercial Bank Limited has signed an agreement with Application Solution Provider Software Shop Limited (operating under the brand name “SSL Wireless”), on November 28, 2016 to offer Mobile Top-up service using the Internet Banking to its customers. Taufiq Hassan, Executive Vice President & Head of Retail Banking of ... Read More »

RCBC won’t compensate Bangladesh over BB $81m heist

Reuters, Manila Philippine lender RCBC is not liable to compensate Bangladesh for tens of millions of stolen dollars that went missing in Manila, RCBC’s lawyer said today, pinning the blame on the central bank in Dhaka for being “negligent”. Unknown cyber criminals tried to steal nearly $1 billion from the Bangladesh Bank in February, one of the biggest bank frauds ... Read More »

IBL view exchange meet held

businessnews24bd.com Prof Syed Ahsanul Alam, Chairman, Executive Committee of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd delivering chief guest speech at a view exchange meeting on Rural Development Scheme at Kefayetnagar of Jhalokathi recently. Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director, Helal Ahmed Chowdhury, Chairman, Audit Committee, Prof Dr Qazi Shahidul Alam and Md Mizanur Rahman, Directors of the bank were present among others. Read More »

NCC sings agreement

businessnews24bd.com Khaled Afzal Rahim, Head of Cards of NCC Bank Limited and Ashwani Nayar, General Manager of Le Méridien Dhaka signed agreement in the city recently. Under this deal the Bank’s Premium Cardholders will get special discount and buffet offer at the restaurant. Mosleh Uddin Ahmed, Additional Managing Director, AZM Saleh, Deputy Managing Director of the bank, Aftab Ansari, Director ... Read More »

Bank Asia chairman honoured

businessnews24bd.com A Rouf Chowdhury, chairman of Bank Asia, has been honoured with a prestigious lifetime achievement award by the UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI). David Gauke, chief secretary to the Treasury of the UK, handed over the trophy as part of the “Business and Entrepreneur Excellence Award 2016” to Chowdhury at a function at London Hilton on ... Read More »

Human capital dev will be critical anchor for evolving leadership in market : Atiurt

businessnews24bd.com Former Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman opined for skills that can serve not only the stakeholders of finance but also the larger society. He was  presenting  a keynote address at the ‘Industry Dialogue’ organized by Finance Accreditation Agency of the Central Bank of Malaysia in Kualumpur yesterday. The session was moderated by famous media personality Melisa Melina Idris. Drawing lessons ... Read More »

BB heist: $ 1.5cr deposited

Economic Reporter About $1 crore,  46 lakh and 30 thousand out of about $8 crore, stolen from Bangladesh bank`s Federal Reserve account in New York, has been deposited into Bangladesh Bank account. General Manager of Financial Intelligence unit of Bangladesh Bank Debprosad Debnath informed this to newsmen on Tuesday. In two phases, about $1 crore, 46 lakh and 30 thousand ... Read More »

BB team in Manila to retrieve cyber heist funds

businessnews24bd.com A Bangladesh central bank team arrived in Manila on Monday to work on moving back part of the $81 million stolen from its account in the New York Federal Reserve in February and sent to the Philippines, a Bangladeshi official said. A Philippine court in September adjudged that Bangladesh Bank was the rightful owner of around $15 million surrendered ... Read More »

PKB to get allotment to reform capital

businessnews24bd.com The Probashi Kallyan Bank is going to get Tk 300 crore to reform its funds. Of the funds, the government will provide Tk. 250 crore while Wage Earners` Welfare Board (WEWB) will supply rest of the money. Recently the Bank and Financial Institutions Division sent a letter to the ministry of finance in this regard. In 2010, the government ... Read More »