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 October 26, 2023

Dhaka Bank awards winners of ICC World Cup campaign

Dhaka Bank Ltd, in collaboration with Mastercard, awarded the winners of a campaign styled “Dhaka Bank Spend & Win Big – ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023”. Emranul Huq, managing director and CEO of the bank, handed over the awards to the winners at the bank’s corporate head office in Dhaka yesterday, said a press release. The five-day card usage campaign for the period of October 12 to October 16 of 2023 offered as reward match tickets for Bangladesh’s World Cup campaign. As part of this exciting campaign, six Dhaka Bank Mastercard holders seized the opportunity to witness Bangladesh play against South Africa live at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in Mumbai on October 24. The campaign aimed to bolster domestic and international retail transactions by providing cardholders with the opportunity to win exciting prizes such as match tickets. Md Mostaque Ahmed, deputy managing director and chief emerging market officer of the bank, Akhlaqur Rahman, deputy managing director, and HM Mostafizur Rahman, executive vice-president and head of retail business, alongside representatives from Mastercard Bangladesh and Grameenphone were present.

Source: https://www.thedailystar.net/business/economy/banks/news/dhaka-bank-awards-winners-icc-world-cup-campaign-3452711

Nagad, Kori get nod to open digital banks

Bangladesh Bank yesterday handed over letters of intent (LoIs) to Nagad Ltd and Kori, paving the way for them to launch full-fledged digital banks for the first time in the country. Abdur Rouf Talukdar, governor of the central bank, presented the LoI to Tanvir A Mishuk, founder and managing director of Nagad Ltd, and Habibullah N Karim, chairman of Kori Digital Bank. On Sunday, the BB decided to give the permission to set up Nagad Digital Bank PLC and Kori Digital Bank PLC.

Source: https://www.thedailystar.net/business/economy/banks/news/nagad-kori-get-nod-open-digital-banks-3452896

Ariful new chairman of IPDC Finance Limited

IPDC Finance Limited has appointed Ariful Islam as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. The decision was made at the 213th meeting of the Board of Directors recently. Mr. Islam is a seasoned professional with over 26 years of experience as a business leader and top executive across various organisations. He has been an integral part of IPDC Finance Limited, serving as a member of the Board Audit Committee and a director nominated by the Ayesha Abed Foundation. Mr. Islam currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at BRAC University since December 2020. Prior to joining BRAC University, Mr. Islam has held various Director/Senior executive roles with British American Tobacco (BAT) Group across various markets in the Asia-Pacific.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/trade-market/ariful-new-chairman-of-ipdc-finance-limited-1698255308

Local and Global Stock Indices *

Index NameClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
DJIA$ 33,035.93
↓ 105.45↓ 0.32 %
FTSE100$ 7,414.34↑ 24.64↑ 0.33 %
Nikkei 225$ 30,642.86↓ 627.06↓ 2.01 %

World Commodities *

CommodityClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
Crude Oil (WTI)$ 85.22↓ 0.17 ↓ 0.20 %
Crude Oil (Brent)$ 89.89 ↓ 0.24↓ 0.27 %
Gold Spot$ 1,989.07↑ 9.35↑ 0.47 %

Major Currencies Exchange Rates Movement in Last Seven Days *

Exchange Rates
USD 1BDT 110.5000
BDT 110.5000

*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