Investment in Government Securities by State-owned Commercial Banks Subrata Deb Nath, Munna Rani Biswas & Md. Habib Ullah Siddique

Investment in Government Securities by State-owned Commercial Banks

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Subrata Deb Nath, Munna Rani Biswas & Md. Habib Ullah Siddique

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to review the treasury functions of the SCOBs, to assess the amount of investment in government securities by the SOCBs and to find out the amount of loss incurred due to excess investment in government securities. The study found that Treasury Department of the various SOCBs is involved in CRR & SLR management, Currency Management, ALM and investment. Moreover, excess SLR of SOCBs was gradually increased in 2015 and 2016 with some exceptions. In addition, COF was between 6.95% to 11.87% in the period of 2014 to 2016 and WAIR of investment was drastically fall in 2015 and 2016. Consequently SOCBs incurred huge loss in 2015 and 2016. The implication of the study is that SOCBs can use the findings to take necessary actions regarding excess investment in government securities. Moreover, this study is a unique one in Bangladesh perspective, because a number research conducted on the investment in govt. securities or security market related topic but ”Investment in Government Securities by State-owned Commercial Bank” is new and unique. In addition, academician can use the results of the study for further research and policy makers and regulators can use it to take quick decision.

Key words: Investment, Government security, State-owned commercial Banks, Profit, Loss.

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Title: Investment in Government Securities by State-owned Commercial Banks
Author: Subrata Deb Nath, Munna Rani Biswas & Md. Habib Ullah Siddique
Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3459409
Media: Online & Print
Volume: 3
Issue: 1
Acceptance Date: 22/09/2019
Date of Publication: 24/09/2019
PDF URL: http://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/411.pdf
Free download: Available
Page: 260-273
First Page: 260
Last Page: 273
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published

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Subrata Deb Nath, Munna Rani Biswas & Md. Habib Ullah Siddique (2019). Investment in Government Securities by State-owned Commercial Banks. International Journal of Science and Business, 3(1), 260-273.   doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3459409

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Subrata Deb Nath, Principal Officer, Treasury Dept., Janata Bank Limited, Head Office, 110 Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

Munna Rani Biswas, Senior Assistant Chief, Cabinet Division, Bangladesh Secretariat, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

Md. Habib Ullah Siddique, Senior Principal Officer, Treasury Dept., Janata Bank    Limited, Head Office, 110 Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.

 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3459409

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