Efforts were underway to boost investment of the Islamic banks in order to stabilise the stock market, FBCCI President Kazi Akram Uddin Ahamed said on Thursday.
“They (Islamic banks)
have also assured us of increasing their investment in the capital market,”
Akram, also the chief of the stock market coordination committee, told
bdnews24.com after a committee meeting held at the DSE headquarters. . “We
are trying. Trading on the market has also started to increase. We hope the
market will be in a good state in a few days,” he said.
A DSE statement
issued read the meeting discussed formation of Islami Sharia Index with
recommendation from Sharia Board of Islamic Banks to make the Islamic banks
interested about more investment.
It also said DSE would form a committee
for introducing the new index.
The FBCCI chief said the newly elected
officer bearers saw the Prime Minister earlier at noon.
the government on initiating efforts for bridging the Padma taking funds from
the capital market and with its own resources after the World Bank and other
co-financers did not give assistance in this regard,” Akram said in a written
statement about the meeting with the Prime Minister.