Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka (BDT) remained unchanged against the US currency in evening transactions on Monday in inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market.
The US dollar was quoted at maximum BDT 80.65-BDT 80.66 during the evening trading.
In the early transactions today, the American currency was quoted the same.
On Sunday, Bangladesh currency was quoted at maximum BDT 80.65-BDT 80.66, same as today.
“The exchange rate of local currency against the greenback remained unchanged due to lower demand for the US dollar in the inter-bank market,” a senior treasury official of a leading private commercial bank told the BBN in Dhaka Monday evening.
“The Bangladesh currency may depreciate in the coming days due to higher demand for the greenback in the market for settlement of import-payment obligations mainly for food grains and capital machineries,” the treasury official also hinted.
On the last working day of the last week that means on Thursday, the US dollar was quoted at maximum BDT 80.65-BDT 80.66 during the evening trading.
Bangladesh foreign exchange market remained closed on Friday and Saturday as those were weekend in the country.