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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Issue 174 March 15, 2020

Money Market

ParametersCurrent PeriodEarlier PeriodChange
Average Call Money Rate 5.15 %
(Mar 12’20)
(Feb 26’20)
0.07 %
Call Money Lending (Crore BDT) 1,592.84
(Mar 12’20)
(Feb 26’20)
14.79 %
PricesWeighted Average Deposit Rate 5.69%
(Mar ’12)
(Feb ’20)
0.01 %
Weighted Average Lending Rate 9.66%
(Mar ’12)
(Feb ’20)
0.02 %
Spread 3.97%
(Mar ’12)
(Feb ’20)
0.01 %
Classified Loan % Total Outstanding 9.32%
(Dec ’19)
(Dec ’19)
0.00 %

Major Local Economic Indices

GDP Growth Rate 8.15%
(FY ’19)
(FY ’19)
Inflation (12 Months Average) 5.60%
(Mar ‘12)
(Feb ‘20)
Export 3322.36
(Mar ’12)
(Feb ’20)
8.15 %
Import (C&F) 5334.00
(Mar ’12)
(Feb ’20)
1.52 %
Foreign Remittance 1452.20
(Mar ’12)
(Feb ’20)
11.37 %
FX Reserve 32454.53
(Mar 12’20)
(Feb 19’20)
0.75 %

Figures are expressed in Million US$ unless otherwise mentioned

Capital Market

LocalDSEX 4,129.96194 4,384.48319 5.81
CSCX 7300.0940 8068.1034 9.52
CASPI 12046.4467 13313.6999 9.52
GlobalNikkei 225 17,431.05 20,749.75 15.99
Dow Jones Industrial Average 23,185.62 25,864.78 10.36
FTSE 100 5,366.11 6,462.55 16.97

Major Global Economic Indices

TypeCountryInflation5GDP Growth Rate2Unemployment Rate
G8United States 2.30% 2.10% 5 3.50%5
Great Britain 1.80% 0.00% 3.80% 4
Euro Zone 1.20% 0.10% 7.40% 4
Major Trade PartnersChina 5.20% 1.50% 5 3.62% 5
India 6.58% 1.1% 7.8%1
Germany 1.7% 0.00% 3.20% 4
Singapore 0.80% 0.6% 2.30%5

Feb 09, 2020, Feb 16, 2020, Feb 23,2020, Mar 08,2020, Mar 15,2020

Commodity Market

Crude Oil (Brent) [USD/bbl] 33.85 45.27 25.23
Gold Spot (USD/t oz.) 1,529.84 1,673.83 8.60
Wheat (CBOT) [USD/bu] 506.00 515.75 1.89
Soyabean Oil (CBOT) [USD/lb] 26.37 28.75 8.28

*Current Period refers to Mar 15’2020 & Earlier Period Refers to Mar 08’2020

Exchange Rates

EUR-USDLatest EUR to USD exchange rate is 1.11004. Previous week’s rate was 1.12798, change -1.590453731%.
GBP-USDLatest GBP to USD exchange rate is 1.22697. Previous week’s rate was 1.30443, change -5.938225892%.
USD-JPYCurrent USD-JPY exchange rate is 107.86. Previous week’s rate was 105.31, change 2.421422467%.
USD-AUDCurrent AUD to USD exchange rate is 0.61796. Previous week’s rate was 0.66348, change -6.860794598%.

Banking News in Dailies

Banking News in Capital Market

  • CITYBANK: Refer to their earlier news disseminated by DSE on 16.05.2019 regarding Issuance of Non-Convertible Zero Coupon Bond the Company has further informed that BSEC has accorded consent under the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Commission (Private Placement of Debt Securities) Rules, 2012, for issuance of Fixed Rate Non-Convertible Zero Coupon Bond of Tk. 300.00 crore (cont.).
  • MBL1STMF: On the close of operation on February 20, 2020, the Fund has reported Net Asset Value (NAV) of Tk. 9.62 per unit on the basis of current market price and Tk. 9.50 per unit on the basis of cost price against face value of Tk. 10.00 whereas total Net Assets of the Fund stood at Tk. 962,357,007.35 on the basis of market price and Tk. 949,767,878.09 on the basis of cost price after considering all assets and liabilities of the Fund.

Week in History

    • March 8, 1934 – Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968) was born in Gzhatsk, Russia. On April 12, 1961, he became the first human in space.
    • March 10, 1862 – The first issue of U.S. government paper money occurred as $5, $10 and $20 bills began circulation.
    • March 11, 1918 – The ‘Spanish’ influenza first reached America as 107 soldiers become sick at Fort Riley, Kansas.
    • March 12, 1999 – Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic became full-fledged members of NATO.
    • March 14, 1879 – Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was born in Ulm, Germany. His theory of relativity led to new ways of thinking about time, space, matter and energy.

Disclaimer: This Document has been prepared and issued by R&D, DBL on the basis of the public information available in the market, sources of data believed to be reliable. All reasonable care has been taken to ensure that the facts & information stated in the Document are accurate as on the date mentioned herein.




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