Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The inter-bank call money rate remained unchanged on Sunday, first working day after the Eid-ul-Fitr vacation.

The call rate ranged between 7.00 per cent and 12.00 per cent on the day unchanged from the previous level. However, most of the deals were settled between 7.50 per cent and 8.50 per cent, market operators said.

Excess liquidity with all scheduled banks stood lower at BDT 129.88 billion by the end June last against BDT 142.79 billion at the end of June 2007, according to the central bank statistics.

BBN/SI/SS/AD-05October08-4:30 PM (BST)