Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh Taka (BDT) depreciated by 0.72 per cent against the US dollar in the last four working days, following an increased demand for the greenback to settle import payments by the commercial banks.

The US dollar was quoted at Tk 72.40-Tk 72.50 in the inter-bank foreign exchange market Tuesday against Tk 71.94-Tk 71.98 on March 17, according to the central bank statistics.

BBN/SSR/AD-24Mar11-12:19 am (BST)