The Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) and Bangladesh Bank are working on launching trade government bonds in the stock market. At the same time, work is being done to enable ordinary investors to trade government bonds.
Finance Secretary , BSEC Commissioner Shaikh Shamsuddin Ahmed and Executive Director of Bangladesh Rezaul Karim, MDs of both the stock exchanges of the country and all the market participants held a meeting Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Sunday, .
The meeting was held today to discuss the Treasury bonds currently listed on the stock exchange so that they can be transacted with BO accounts. The meeting discussed how to start transactions of government bonds very fast and how those who currently have more than 2.5 million BO accounts can also do transactions at night.
The delegates who attended the meeting felt that the introduction of Treasury bond transactions would have a major positive impact on transactions in the country’s stock market. At the same time, they are thinking that many people will be interested in investing in fixed income securities.
The commission also identified technical problems in transacting on the secondary platform in the bond exchange and directed it to be submitted to the BSEC within the next seven days.