Market digest

Banks witness poor customers’ attendance

Staff Correspondent

16 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The appearance of customers of commercial banks was very thin on Thursday as Bangladesh Bank (BB) instructed all banks to open branches from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.

 As per the announcement of BB, the bank branches have operated with limited manpower. Branches of state-owned and private commercial banks at Eskaton,     Banglamotor, Mogbazar and Mouchak areas in the capital were seen poor attendance of customers and normal transaction volume from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Vice president of a private bank has termed three causes for poor attendance such as unaware about bank opening; finished work on last Tuesday and almost all business establishment remained closed.