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Daily Business News Flash July 27, 2021

CEOs need BB nod for foreign travel

From now on, chief executive officer (CEO) of any financial institution has to take permission from the Bangladesh Bank before leaving the country, reports UNB.Bangladesh Bank in a circular on Monday made this mandatory provision. Earlier, a similar provision was made for the CEOs of the banks operating across the country.The central bank circular, issued by the Financial Institutions and Market Department, said that if any CEO of a financial institution stays outside the country for a long period of time for official work or enjoying personal leave, it may create potential management and operational risks, including financial loss alongside decreasing overall institutional pace, which is not expected anyway.The application must have necessary and detailed information about the applicant, including his and his institution’s names, national ID number, passport number, purpose of the visit, approximate expense of the travel, proposed time of the travel, address in abroad, and the information of last travel

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/trade-market/ceos-need-bb-nod-for-foreign-travel-1627317960

Linde Bangladesh donates oxygen booth to KMCH

Linde Bangladesh Limited, the country’s leading industrial and medical gases company, donated an oxygen booth recently to Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH), one of the largest COVID-19 facilities in Khulna, to provide support for emergency patients amid the COVID-19 surge in the country.The Oxygen Booth will be managed by the hospital authorities and is set up near the emergency wing entrance of the hospital, covering a 120 sqft area. Medical staff will be able to use it to provide medical oxygen support up to 10 patients simultaneously while awaiting admission to the hospital.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/linde-bangladesh-donates-oxygen-booth-to-kmch-1627319024

CBC appoints new CEO

Commercial Bank of Ceylon (CBC) group has announced the appointment of Mr. NajithMeewanage as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Bangladesh Operations.A career banker who has served Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC throughout the entirety of his 29 years working career, Mr. Meewanage has held several key positions in the management. In 2015 he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer – Bangladesh in which capacity he served and built the operations in Bangladesh.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/cbc-appoints-new-ceo-1627319166

Local and Global Stock Indices *

Index NameClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
DJIA$ 35,144.31
FTSE100$ 7,025.43↓2.15↓0.03%
Nikkei 225$ 27,969.29↑136.00↑0.49%

World Commodities *

CommodityClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
Crude Oil (WTI)$ 72.16↑ 0.25↑0.35%
Crude Oil (Brent)$ 74.85↑0.35↑0.47%
Gold Spot$ 1,799.30↑1.67↑0.09%

Major Currencies Exchange Rates Movement in Last Seven Days *

Exchange Rates
USD 1BDT 84.8010
GBP 1BDT 116.8219
EUR 1BDT 100.1415





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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.

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.

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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,

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Dhaka Bank Limited