Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The central bank of Bangladesh injected BDT 17.3913bn on Tuesday through REPO auction and assured liquidity support to ease pressure on the market.

At the auction, one bid of 1-day tenor amounting to BDT 910 million was received as special REPO and bid of 1-day tenor amounting to BDT 500 million was accepted.

Moreover, six PD (primary dealer) and non-PD banks of 1-day tenor amounting total of BDT 16.8913 billion were provided as Liquidity Support Facility.

The rate of interest of Special Repo was 10.25 percent but for the Liquidity Support Facility the rate of interest was 7.25 percent.

BBN/SSR/AD-09Apr14-8:46 am (BST)