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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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Important Business News Extracts May 07, 2020

DSE, CSE to remain shut until May 16

The country’s two bourses will stay closed until May 16 as the government further extended the ongoing holidays to flatten the spread of deadly coronavirus. The government has further extended the ongoing shutdown until May 16 as the death toll from Covid-19 and the number of detected patients continued to surge. The trading and settlement activities on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will remain closed in line with the government announcement, said a DSE statement issued on Wednesday. Emergency services related to the supply of power, water, gas and fuel, port activities and telephone, internet, media and postal operations will remain out of the purview of the shutdown. Besides, the same order will be applicable for vehicles carrying agricultural goods, fertilizers, food, medicine and other daily essentials. Earlier on March 23, the government initially declared 10 days general holidays, including weekly holidays, for all public and private offices effective from March 26 to April 4. Later the government extended the general holidays until May 5 in phases due to rising cases of Covid-19 in Bangladesh. The death toll from the deadly virus has reached to 186 and the number of total infected person stands at 11,719 as of Wednesday.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/dse-cse-to-remain-shut-until-may-16-1588779158

BRAC Bank supports 10,500 families through Bidyanondo Foundation

BRAC Bank collaborated with Bidyanondo Foundation for providing food to the community that has been worst affected by COVID-19. The bank has contributed Tk 5.0 million for this purpose. Through this effort, Bidyanondo Foundation will provide food to around 10,500 families in remote locations across the country. A family of five will get food supply for at least 10 days, it said. Bidyanondo Foundation’s food packages include basic food items such as rice, pulses, gram, oil, flour etc.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/brac-bank-supports-10500-families-through-bidyanondo-foundation-1588779212

BBS Cables helps poor, low-income people

BBS Cables Limited took an initiative to help the poor and low-income people in the time of Covid 19 pendamic crisis by embracing the vow of “Manush Manusher Jonno”. In Lalmohon and Tajumuddin upazilas of Bhola district, efforts are being made to reach out of 3,500 poor and low-income families for the entire month of Ramadan. Initially, five kg of rice, one kg of pulses, three kg of potatoes, one kg of onion, one kg of salt, half a litre of edible oil and one bar of soap are being distributed among the poor.

Source: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/stock-corporate/bbs-cables-helps-poor-low-income-people-1588779267

Local and Global Stock Indices *

Index NameClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
↓ 218.45↓ 0.91 %
FTSE1005853.76↑ 4.34↑ 0.07 %
Nikkei 22519625.13↑ 5.78↑ 0.03 %

World Commodities *

CommodityClose ValueValue ChangePercentage Change
Crude Oil (WTI)$ 24.14↑ 0.15↑ 0.63 %
Crude Oil (Brent)$ 29.77↑ 0.05↑ 0.17 %
Gold Spot$ 1687.69↑ 1.98↑ 0.12 %

Major Currencies Exchange Rates Movement in Last Seven Days *

Exchange Rates
USD 1BDT 83.2224
GBP 1BDT 103.061
EUR 1BDT 89.9852
INR 1BDT 1.10518





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