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Exchange Rate (09-Feb-2016)

Currency US$ BD
AUD 0.707 0.266
EUR 1.119 0.421
GBP 1.443 0.542
USD 0.000 0.376

Daily CBB Rates (09-Feb-2016)

O/N Deposit Rate0.500
One Week Rate0.750
O/N Repo Rate2.250
O/N BD secured Rate2.250

CBB Rulebooks

  • Volume 1
    - Conventional Banks (Last Update - January 2016)
  • Volume 2
    - Islamic Banks (Last Update - January 2016)
  • Volume 3
    - Insurance (Last Update - January 2016)
  • Volume 4
    - Investment Business (Last Update - January 2016)
  • Volume 5
    - Specialised Licensees (Last Update - January 2016)
  • Volume 6
    - Capital Markets (Last Update - October 2014)
  • Volume 7
    - Collective Investment Undertakings (Last Update - January 2016)

Latest Consultations

  • 25 November 2015
    - Proposed changes to CM-6.1 and CM-7.1 CBB’s Prior approval requirements of writing off exposures 
  • 16 November 2015
    - Issuance of Consultation Paper - Proposed amendments to Module PD Volume 2 (Basel III)
  • 16 November 2015
    - Consultation Paper Proposed Amendments to Module HC for Volume 5 (Money Changers)
  • 05 November 2015
    - Consultation Paper Offering Financial Services to the Disabled, Retail Banks and Financing Companies
  • 07 October 2015
    - Consultation: Proposed Amendments to the Credit Risk Management Module (CM) for Banks
  • 20 May 2015
    - Final Basel 3 Rulebook Module PD for Conventional Banks
  • 20 May 2015
    - Consultation - Proposed Amendments to the Operational Risk Management Module (OM) for Banks
  • 20 May 2015
    - Consultation - Proposed Amendments to the Operational Risk Management Module (OM) for Financing Companies
  • 06 May 2015
    - Proposed Amendments to Module HC for Volume 2 (All Islamic bank licensees)
  • 19 March 2015
    - Basel 3 Consultation – Leverage Chapter
  • 25 February 2015
    - Proposed Resolution pursuant to Law No. 28 of 2014 in respect of Real Estate Development
  • 28 January 2015
    - Revised Form PIRI for Volume 2.
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