TT-Clean: 77.1 | TK BC-Selling: 78.1
TK OD-Sight: 76.88 TK | TC-Selling: 78.1 TK

TT-Clean: 77.1 | TK BC-Selling: 78.1
TK OD-Sight: 76.88 TK | TC-Selling: 78.1 TK


TT-Clean: 77.1 | TK BC-Selling: 78.1
TK OD-Sight: 76.88 TK | TC-Selling: 78.1 TK

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Daily Business News Flash April 05, 2023

Gulzar becomes Standard Bank EC chair

Gulzar Ahmed, director of Standard Bank Limited, has been elected as new chairman of the bank’s executive committee, according to a press release. He was elected for the position in the bank’s 373rd board meeting held on March 30. Gulzar Ahmed is the owner of Apon Jewellers. He is also the chairman of Unique Gold Private Limited, senior vice-president and chairman of the banking and financial standing committee of Bangladesh Jewellers Association. Previously, Gulzar served as president of Baitul Mokarram Babosaye Group and Bangladesh Jewellery Manufacturers and Exporter Association. Bangladesh Jewellery Manufacturers and Exporter Association.

Source: https://www.newagebd.net/article/198577/gulzar-becomes-standard-bank-ec-chair

MD of Bengal Commercial Bank reappointed

Bengal Commercial Bank has reappointed as its managing director and CEO. The official, Tarik Morshed, came to office in April 2020. He was earlier serving the Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Limited (BD Finance) in the same capacities. He started his professional journey at Brac, said a press release. He previously worked in Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) where he supervised a project styled “Harkin” on eliminating child labour from the garment sector of Bangladesh jointly with International Labour Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef). He was nominated director of the Board of Directors of SIBL Securities Ltd and a nominated director from the SIBL in the board of BELHASA ACCOM JV Ltd under which the Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover was constructed. Morshed obtained his honour’s and master’s degrees in management from the University of Rajshahi. 

Source: https://www.thedailystar.net/business/economy/news/altaf-becomes-amd-islami-bank-3288866

Altaf becomes AMD of Islami Bank

Islami Bank Bangladesh has recently promoted an official to the post of additional managing director. The promotee, Md Altaf Hossain, was earlier serving as a deputy managing director, said a press release. He started his banking career at Islami Bank Bangladesh as vice-president in 2004 and worked in different capacities. Before joining the bank, he worked in Brac, Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services (Midas), South Asia Enterprise Development Facility (Bangladesh) and Grameen Fund for 20 years. He did an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration from the University of Dhaka. 

Source: https://www.thedailystar.net/business/economy/news/altaf-becomes-amd-islami-bank-3288866

Local and Global Stock Indices *

Index NameClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
FTSE100$7,634.52 ↓38.48 ↓0.50%
Nikkei 225$27,843.44↓443.98↓1.57%

World Commodities *

CommodityClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
Crude Oil (WTI)$81.08↑0.37↑0.46%
Crude Oil (Brent)$85.35↑0.41↑0.48%
Gold Spot$2,023.00↑2.58↑0.13%

Major Currencies Exchange Rates Movement in Last Seven Days *

Exchange Rates
USD 1BDT 106.7500
BDT 107.1800

*World Commodities & Local and Global Stock Indices data are taken from bloomberg.com<

* Exchange Rates are taken from BB website, as on latest update.<




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At the very onset, let me express my heartiest gratitude for allowing us to serve you and I also wanted to reach out to you directly with an assurance that Dhaka Bank is fully equipped to support you during this difficult time.

Last couple of weeks ago we all were living in a peaceful condition, performing our daily tasks freely and perfectly. Entire economy and business environment was also in a good shape, until COVID-19 put a forceful stoppage to the overall life style and economy of the world. We all know that social distancing and cleanliness are the keys to prevent this pandemic. Hence, we urge your conscious effort to limiting public interaction and suspending wherever possible.

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As you know we are going through a critical phase and the situation is novel to all of us. We are getting lot of new information from various sources everyday about COVID-19 which will be shared at www.dhakabankltd.com.

Thank you for your trust and continued support to us. I firmly believe that jointly we will be able to combat this situation and win against all the odds.

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Best regards,

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