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 27, 2020

DBBL to raise Tk 5.0b issuing subordinated bond

Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd (DBBL) will raise a capital worth Tk 5.0 billion issuing subordinated bond to strengthen the company’s capital base. The company’s board of directors has approved the proposal of issuing bond subject to the approval of the securities regulator and central bank, according to a disclosure posted on the website of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). The objective of issuing bond is to increase the Tier-2 capital to meet the capital requirement under Basel-III and to strengthen the regulatory capital base of the bank.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/dbbl-to-raise-tk-50b-issuing-subordinated-bond-1603723141

City Bank work with World Vision Bangladesh

City Bank will work with World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) to facilitate access to banking service to financially disadvantaged people. Initially, City Bank and WVB made a bilateral agreement to reach banking service through agent banking in Satkhira and Khulna. The agreement will improve financial inclusion through decentralising banking service to help country to attain SDGs. Mashrur Arefin, Managing Director & CEO of City Bank, and Suresh Bartlett, National Director of World Vision Bangladesh, signed the agreement.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/city-bank-work-with-world-vision-bangladesh-1603723339

bKash offers Tk 100 cashback

bKash has announced a Tk 100 cashback offer for first-time Add Money service users, reports bdnews24.com. They will also get a Tk 100 coupon to make payment at any Pizza Hut or KFC outlet. The customers will get the money back and the coupon the next working day after successful transaction of Tk 1,000 or more from bank cards or accounts on the bKash app. They can take the offer once during the campaign period between Oct 15 and Nov 30, 2020. bKash launched Add Money service last year which enabled the users to bring money to their bKash account easily from their bank accounts and cards. This service helped customers greatly during the coronavirus lockdown as they faced difficulties to make transaction through bank counters during the time. Besides doing bank transactions from home, customers can also avail a wide range of other bKash services like mobile recharge, send money, make payment, pay bill, and online shopping that ensured contactless transaction.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/trade-market/bkash-offers-tk-100-cashback-1603724218

Local and Global Stock Indices *

Index NameClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
DJIA$ 27,685.38
↓ 650.19↓ 2.29 %
FTSE100$ 5,792.01↓ 68.27↓ 1.16 %
Nikkei 225$ 23,443.65↓ 50.69↓ 0.22 %

World Commodities *

CommodityClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
Crude Oil (WTI)$ 38.79↑ 0.23↑ 0.60 %
Crude Oil (Brent)$ 40.73↑ 0.27↑ 0.67 %
Gold Spot$ 1,908.19↑ 6.11↑ 0.32 %

Major Currencies Exchange Rates Movement in Last Seven Days *

Exchange Rates
USD 1BDT 84.8000
GBP 1BDT 110.4520
EUR 1BDT 100.1658
INR 1BDT 1.1524





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