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Govt targets $150b remittance in 8th Five-Year Plan

The government has set an ambitious target of earning $150 billion through remittance between July 2020 and June 2025, according to a document on the 8th Five-Year Plan.

Low performers in top gainers’ list

Some companies with low performance records made their way into the top gainers’ list of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) yesterday, in contradiction to investors’ hopes to see high-flyers following steps taken by the regulator.

Insurance prospect remains largely untapped

While almost all the economic indicators of Bangladesh are in a positive trend, insurance is failing to keep pace due to a lack of awareness among the masses and mistrust.

Sonali Bank-bKash enable 2-way fund transfers

Sonali Bank has recently partnered with bKash, enabling the largest state-owned commercial bank’s 2.5 crore customers to conduct banking transactions through the mobile financial service provider’s app.

BHBFC chairman reappointed

Md Salim Uddin has been reappointed director and chairman of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC) according to gazette of Financial Institutions Division, Ministry of Finance on 23 February.

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