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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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TK OD-Sight: 76.88 TK | TC-Selling: 78.1 TK

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Issue 73, February 18, 2018

Money Market

Parameters Current Period Earlier Period Change
Average Call Money Rate 4.03%
(Feb 14 ’18)
3.94%
(Feb 07 ’18)
0.09%
Call Money Lending (Crore BDT) 6,764.80
(Feb 14 ’18)
7,125.55
(Feb 07 ’18)
5.06%
Prices Weighted Average Deposit Rate 4.91%
(Dec ’17)
4.90%
(Nov ’17)
0.01%
Weighted Average Lending Rate 9.35%
(Dec ’17)
9.30%
(Nov ’17)
0.05%
Spread 4.44%
(Dec ’17)
4.40%
(Nov ’17)
0.04%
YoY Private Sector Credit Growth 18.13%
(Dec ‘17)
19.06%
(Nov ‘17)
0.93%
Classified Loan % Total Outstanding 10.67%
(Sep’17)
10.13%
(Jun’17)
0.54%

Major Local Economic Indices

GDP Growth Rate 7.28%
(FY ’17)
7.11%
(FY ’16)
0.17%
Inflation (12 Months Average) 5.70%
(Dec ’17)
5.52%
(Dec ’16)
0.18%
Export 3,408.85
(Jan ’18)
3,292.23
(Jan ’17)
3.54%
Import (C&F) 4,692.10
(Dec ’17)
3,994.10
(Dec ’16)
17.48%
Foreign Remittance 1,379.70
(Jan ’17)
1,009.47
(Jan’16)
36.68%
FX Reserve 33,003.51
(Feb 14 ’18)
32,001.04
(Feb 14 ‘17)
3.13%

Figures are expressed in Million US$ unless otherwise mentioned

Capital Market

Local DSEX 6,050.19
(Feb 15 ‘18)
5,965.63
(Feb 08 ‘18)
1.42%
CSCX 11,297.02
(Feb 15 ‘18)
11,128.89
(Feb 08 ‘18)
1.51%
CASPI 18,722.75
(Feb 15 ‘18)
18,428.42
(Feb 08 ‘18)
1.60%
Global Nikkei 225 21,713.39
(Feb 16 ‘18)
21,374.18
(Feb 09 ’18)
1.59%
Dow Jones Industrial Average 25,270.95
(Feb 16 ‘18)
24,194.75
(Feb 09 ’18)
4.45%
FTSE 100 7,294.95
(Feb 16 ‘18)
7,077.94
(Feb 09 ’18)
3.07%

Major Global Economic Indices

Type Country Inflation4 GDP Growth Rate3 Unemployment Rate3
G8 United States 2.10% 2.50% 4.10% 4
Great Britain 3.00% 1.50% 4.30% 2
Euro Zone 1.30% 2.70% 8.70%
Major
Trade
Partners
China 1.50% 6.80% 3.90%
India 5.07% 6.30% 1 5.04% 4
Germany 1.60% 2.90% 3.60%
Singapore 0.40% 3 3.60% 2.10%

1-Sep’17; 2-Nov’17;3-Dec’17;4-Jan’18

Commodity Market

Crude Oil (Brent) [USD/bbl] 64.84 62.79 3.26%
Gold Spot (USD/t oz.) 1,346.95 1,316.65 2.30%
Wheat (CBOT) [USD/bu] 471.50 446.75 5.54%
Soyabean Oil (CBOT) [USD/lb] 31.73 32.15 1.31%

* Current Period refers to February 16, 2018 & Earlier Period Refers to February 09, 2018

Exchange Rates

EUR-USD Latest EUR to USD exchange rate was 1.2406. Previous week’s rate was 1.2252, change +1.26%.
GBP-USD Latest GBP to USD exchange rate 1.4026. Previous week’s rate was 1.3827, change +1.44%.
USD-JPY Current USD-JPY exchange rate is 106.2100. Previous week’s closing price was 108.8000, change -2.38%.
USD-AUD Current AUD to USD exchange rate 0.7905. Previous week’s rate was 0.7813, change +1.18%.

Banking News in Capital Market

  • DUTCHBANGL: Board of Directors will be held on February 22, 2018 to consider audited financial statements of the Company for the year 2017.
  • ISLAMIBANK: Md. Mahbub-ul-Alam has been appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of the Company with effect from February 11, 2018.
  • IDLC: The Board of Directors has recommended 30% cash dividend for the year 2017. Date of AGM: 29.03.2018.
  • LANKABAFIN: The Board of Directors has recommended 7.50% cash dividend and 7.50% stock dividend for the year 2017. Date of AGM: 29.03.2018. Record Date: 08.03.2018.
  • MERCANBANK: Due to unavoidable circumstances, Board meeting has been postponed. New date and time of the meeting will be notified later on.

Week in History

    • February 11, 2011 – The first wave of the Egyptian revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council.
    • February 12, 1997 – NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft touches down in the “saddle” region of 433 Eros, becoming the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.
    • February 13, 2017 – Kim Jong-nam, brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, is assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
    • February 14, 2011 – As a part of Arab Spring, the Bahraini uprising begins with a ‘Day of Rage’.
    • February 15, 2001 – The first draft of the complete human genome is published in Nature.
    • February 16, 2005 – The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia.
    • February 17, 2008 – Kosovo declares independence as the Republic of Kosovo.

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.