Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The depreciating mood of Bangladesh Taka (BDT) against the US dollar continued in the evening transactions on Tuesday in inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market.
The US dollar was quoted at BDT 79.0950 – BDT 79.1000 against BDT 79.06-BDT 79.07 of the previous working day.
“The depreciating mood of the local currency is prevailing against the US currency due to higher demand for the greenback in the market,” a senior treasury official of a leading commercial bank told the BBN in Dhaka tuesday evening.
On Sunday the dollar was quoted at BDT 79.05.
On the last day of the last week, the local currency was quoted at BDT 79.03 – BDT 79.05.