Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Bangladesh Taka (BDT) appreciated by nearly six paisa against the US dollar at customer level on Tuesday.
The average exchange rate of the US dollar at customer level came down to BDT 79.7240 on Tuesday from BDT 79.7825 of the previous level. It was BDT 79.8133 on Sunday.
“The BDT/US$ rate at customer level may fall further in the coming days following lower demand for the greenback in the market,” a senior treasury official of a leading commercial bank told BBN in Dhaka.
He also said the existing stable trend of BDT against the US dollar in the inter-bank foreign exchange market may continue in the coming days.
The exchange rate of BDT remained stable against the US currency in early hour transactions on Wednesday in inter-bank forex market.
The US dollar was quoted at maximum BDT 78.85 unchanged from the previous working day till the report was filed at 12:47 pm (local time).
However, the inter-bank call money rate remained stable in the range between 2.75 per cent and 4.50 per cent on the day mainly due to sufficient inflow of fund into the market.
The volume of overall transactions in the inter-bank call money market came down to BDT 46.48 billion on Monday from BDT 46.82 billion of the previous working day, according to the central bank latest statistics, released on Wednesday.
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