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Bangladesh Extended Eid al-Adha Bank And Financial Holiday

Source: The Daily Star (Dhaka)
Posted: Monday, December 1, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: December 7, 2008

The Dhaka Stock Exchange will be closed from December 7 to December 11, 2008, and there will be no trading, clearing and settlement activities on these dates. However, other financial institutions will only be closed on December 8 to 10, 2008.

Note that, despite recent attempts to change this (2007-01-29), weekends are Fridays and Saturdays in Bangladesh, thus the above announcement means that Bangladesh's financial sector will be on public holidays from December 5 to December 13, inclusively.

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