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News Bangladesh » Finance: What do we really want in a finance minister?

News channel or source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/business/2018/02/20/really-want-finance-minister/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Are we going to see a fitting replacement for Tajuddin Ahmad or Saifur Rahman — the defining figures of the Bangladeshi finance ministry? The other day a friend asked me: “What qualification does one require to become a minister in Bangladesh?”

News Bangladesh » Finance: Bangladesh Bank lowers general provision to increase housing loans

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/business/2018/02/23/bangladesh-bank-lowers-general-provision-to-increase-housing-loans
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Bangladesh Bank has lowered the required general provision against unclassified housing finance from 2 percent to 1 percent to allow the banks to extend more loans for housing. In an executive order on Thursday, the central bank said the move aims to ...

News Bangladesh » Finance: Standard Chartered: Here for good in Bangladesh

News channel or source: http://www.thedailystar.net/business/banking/standard-chartered-here-good-bangladesh-1537456
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

As the oldest financial institution and a partner in progress for over 113 years, Standard Chartered has been intimately linked with the amazing growth story of Bangladesh. It has worked with generations of its clients in driving prosperity, playing a ...

News Bangladesh » Finance: Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC falls to $10k while Bangladesh begins 'hunt' for crypto traders

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/finance/city/921762/Bitcoin-price-ripple-cryptocurrency-ethereum-BTC-to-USD-XRP-news
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of all things cryptocurrency, including price, regulation, innovation and financial crime. Bitcoin is priced at $11,090 this morning after shedding $500 overnight. The Dhaka Tribune in Bangladesh is ...

News Bangladesh » Finance: China, India vie for Bangladesh stock exchange in expanded push for regional influence

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2134499/china-india-vie-bangladesh-stock-exchange-expanded-push
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The push for geopolitical influence in Asia is expanding from hard infrastructure to financial assets, with a Chinese bourse outbidding an Indian rival for Bangladesh’s main stock exchange. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange offered more money for a 25 per cent ...

News Bangladesh » Finance: Bangladesh power company plans Singapore listing

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096507291/Bangladesh-power-company-plans-Singapore-listing
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Bangladesh's economic growth soared by 7.28% in the financial year that ended in June 2017 and its population is expected to climb to over 185mn people by 2030. Together with Pakistan and India, the country is making South Asia a hotspot for liquefied ...

News Bangladesh » Finance: Bangladesh's Summit Group plans Singapore listing for power unit by April - Chairman

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/summit-grp-bang-listing/bangladeshs-summit-group-plans-singapore-listing-for-power-unit-by-april-chairman-idUSL4N1QC2W6
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Bangladesh’s economic growth soared by 7.28 percent in the financial year that ended in June 2017 and its population is expected to climb to over 185 million people by 2030. Together with Pakistan and India, the country is making South Asia a hotspot for ...

News Bangladesh » Finance: Bangladesh bourse approves China bid, rejects India offer

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/bangladesh-bourse-approves-china-bid-rejects-india-offer-111631644--finance.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Dhaka Stock Exchange on February 10 had approved the Chinese offer to buy a quarter of the bourse's 1.8 billion shares, but Bangladesh's financial regulator asked it to "further scrutinise" the decision. "The board has reconfirmed its decision about ...

News Bangladesh » Finance: Police on the hunt for bitcoin users in Bangladesh

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/business/technology/2018/02/20/Police-on-the-hunt-for-bitcoin-users-in-Bangladesh.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Investigators from Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) have already begun to look for bitcoin traders, and even the BTRC are involved. Officials from the aforementioned three organizations have already held four meetings on the matter.

News Bangladesh » Finance: India bank hack 'similar' to $81 million Bangladesh central bank heist

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/video/india-bank-hack-similar-81-210741982.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Hackers who tried to steal nearly $2 million from India's City Union Bank this month used tactics similar to those employed in the unsolved cyber heist of $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank in 2016.