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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The average exchange rate of the US dollar at customer level crossed BDT 81 on Thursday from BDT 80.9215 of the previous day.
“The depreciating mode of BDT may continue in the coming days due to higher demand for the greenback in the market for settlement of import-payment obligations,” a senior treasury official of a leading private commercial bank hinted.
He also said the exchange rate ofBDT depreciated by maximum two paisa more against the US currency on the same day in inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market.
The US dollar was quoted at BDT 79.79-BDT 79.80 against BDT 79.78 of the previous working day.