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 July 17, 2022

Dhaka Bank Limited observed its 27 years of banking recently

Dhaka Bank Limited observed its 27 years of banking recently. Chairman, Dhaka Bank Limited Mr. Abdul Hai Sarker; Founder of the Bank Mr. Mirza Abbas Uddin Ahmed; Founder Vice Chairman Mr. A T M Hayatuzzaman Khan, Directors and Managing Director & CEO Mr. Emranul Huq attended, among others.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/dhaka-bank-limited-observed-its-27-years-of-banking-recently-chairman-1657987523

WB approves $500m credit to help tackle flooding

The World Bank has approved a $500 million credit to help Bangladesh improve disaster preparedness against inland flooding in 14 flood-prone districts benefiting over 1.25 million people. The Resilient Infrastruc-ture for Adaptation and Vulnerability Reduction (RIVER) project will help Bangladesh reduce vulnerability to riverine and flash floods by constructing over 500 multipurpose flood shelters, access roads, and climate-resilient community infrastructure.The project will support the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100, a long-term plan to achieve a safe, climate-resilient, and prosperous delta, as well as the World Bank Group’s Climate Change Action Plan 2021-2025.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/trade-market/wb-approves-500m-credit-to-help-tackle-flooding-1657989261

Revenue collection in FY’22 from DSE highest in 11 years

The government’s revenue earnings from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) hit an 11-year high to Tk 2.91 billion in the just concluded Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022. It was the highest revenue collection from the prime bourse since the stock market had developed bubbles that soon burst in the FY 2010-11, when a record Tk 4.47 billion revenue was collected, according to statistics from the main bourse.The government bagged revenue worth Tk 2.91 billion in the FY 2021-22, as against Tk 2.66 billion in the FY 2020-21, registering an increase of 9.40 per cent year-on-year, according to statistics from the DSE. Of the total earnings in the FY2021-22, Tk 2.18 billion came from the TREC (trading right entitlement certificate) holders’ commission, popularly known as brokerage commission.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/revenue-collection-in-fy22-from-dse-highest-in-11-yrs-1657987439

Local and Global Stock Indices *

Index NameClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
DJIA$ 31,288.26
↑658.09↑2.15 %
FTSE100$ 7,159.01↑119.20↑1.69 %
Nikkei 225$ 26,788.47↑145.08↑0.54%

World Commodities *

CommodityClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
Crude Oil (WTI)$ 97.59↑1.81↑1.89%
Crude Oil (Brent)$ 101.16↑2.06↑2.08%
Gold Spot$ 1,708.17↓1.77↓0.10%

Major Currencies Exchange Rates Movement in Last Seven Days *

Exchange Rates
USD 1BDT 93.4500
GBP 1BDT 111.1027
EUR 1BDT 93.8238

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

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




Dear Valued Patrons,

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.

In this current situation, Dhaka Bank and its employees are beside you where we are fully online, either working from home or at our offices under a robust Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to serve you with limited branch banking and a full-fledged alternate delivery channel services.

Our state of the art Mobile App, Dhaka Bank GO (Click https://bit.ly/2WVfieu) and Internet Banking - Dhaka Bank Direct gives you the freedom of banking online anytime from anywhere. You can check the balance and transfer money to any designated Banks including any Dhaka Bank or bKash Account, make utility bill payments and mobile top-up through our Mobile App and Internet Banking Services. Our ATMs are also running efficiently with availability of sufficient cash for your convenience where you can make cash withdrawals whenever the need arises. Mentionable, the withdrawal of cash from any ATMs within Bangladesh with Dhaka Bank Debit Cards are absolutely free of charges up till April 30, 2020 (Dhaka Bank will bear the cost). Our corporate customers can also use our completely safe and secured online platform Dhaka Bank C-Solution for Payments, Inter Bank Fund Transfers, etc.

Moreover, to fulfill your urgent requirement, we have a limited no. of branches up and running by ensuring all kinds of precautionary and safety measures for you.

In case of extreme emergency and facing difficulties in conducting banking transactions, please let us know through our 24/7 Contact Center number 16474 (or, dial +8809678016474 for ISD/Overseas Calls). We are always with you to combat your difficulties.

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.

Please stay home, stay safe and take care of yourself and family.

Best regards,

Emranul Huq
Managing Director & CEO
Dhaka Bank Limited