Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The upward trend of call money rate continued on Monday while the US dollar was stable against the local currency in the inter-bank market, treasury officials said.

The call rate ranged between 6.50 per cent and 8.25 per cent on the day against the previous range between 6.25 per cent and 8.25 per cent. But most of the deals were made at rates between 6.50 per cent and 7.25 per cent on the day, they added.

The US currency was stable against Bangladesh Taka (BDT) due mainly to low demand of the greenback in the inter-bank foreign exchange market.
The US dollar was quoted at Tk 77.73 in the inter-bank foreign exchange market on the day unchanged from the previous level.

                                                    Daily Indicators
                                                    Monday                    Previous
Inter-bank US$-BDT rate                  77.73                        77. 73
Inter-bank spot deal (in million)         3.50                           7.50
Inter-bank call money rate                6.50 – 8.25                  6.25 – 8.25
Call turnover (in billion)                    N/A                         69.87
DSE general index                           4,665.50                      4,687.20
DIBOR                                           N/A                             7.2330
Special REPO (in billion)                    0.50                              0.50
ALS to PDs (in billion)                       7.45                             5.80
Forex reserve (in billion)                   $18.46                       $18.42

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BBN/SSR/AD-11Mar14-9:23 am (BST)