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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka (BDT) remained unchanged against the US currency in evening transactions on Tuesday in inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market.
The US dollar was quoted at maximum BDT 80.56 – BDT 80.60 during the evening trading.
In the early transactions today, the American currency was quoted the same as evening.
“The exchange rate of local currency against the greenback remained unchanged due to higher inflow of remittance ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr,” a senior treasury official of a leading private commercial bank told the BBN in Dhaka Tuesday evening.
Such unchanged trend of the local currency may continue in the days before Eid vacation, which is scheduled to begin from June 25.
On Monday, the American currency was quoted at maximum BDT 80.56 – BDT 80.60 at evening.
On Sunday, the US dollar was quoted at maximum BDT 80.56 – BDT 80.60 as Sunday is the weekend in the international market.
On Thursday, on the last trading day of the last week, the US dollar was quoted at maximum BDT 80.57 – BDT 80.60 during the evening trading.
Bangladesh foreign exchange market remained closed on Friday and Saturday as those were weekend in the country.
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