Saturday, 23 September 2017
  • Home » Bangladesh » Trade Interests Rate Reduced in April: 15 Banks Violated Instruction


Trade Interests Rate Reduced in April: 15 Banks Violated Instruction


OurtimeBD.com
05.06.2017

Reported by: Jafar Ahmed

Written by: Eshan Maitra

Latest report of Bangladesh Bank mentioned that, 15 banks violated their national instruction in setting interest rates. Though, spread in total Bank Sector was 4.69% in March and reduced down to 4.65% by April. Private Banks still have bank spread over 5%. BB’s report says, public banks’ interest rates were reduced by most, from 4.01% to 3.96%. While, private banks’ and foreign banks’ average spread only reduced from 4.73% to 4.71% and 6.38% to 6.27% respectively.

Including BRAC, Standard Chartered Bank, Citi, IFIC, Uttara, Eastern and Dutch Bangla, total of 15 commercial banks are directly violating of BB’s instruction. Among them, BRAC Bank has the highest  spread up to 8.44%. They collect capitals at 3.65% and distributes at 12.09%.


Latest Posts



Editor : Nayeemul Islam Khan
Contributing Editor : Nasima Khan Monty
Office : ENA SHAKUR'S EMARAT 19/3 Bir Uttam Qazi Nuruzzaman Sarak.
West Panthapath (Beside Square Hospital)Dhaka.
Phone:9666401,8629205 (News & Advertisement),
Fax :9667654 , Email : [email protected]