Banks and stock market reopen amid lockdown

  • Banks reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown that started on July 1. Customers turned up at Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel to take advantage of financial services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Banks reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown that started on July 1. Customers turned up at Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel to take advantage of financial services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Banks reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown that started on July 1. Customers turned up at Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel to take advantage of financial services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Banks reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown that started on July 1. Customers turned up at Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel to take advantage of financial services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Banks reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown that started on July 1. Customers turned up at Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel to take advantage of financial services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Banks reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown that started on July 1. Customers turned up at Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel to take advantage of financial services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Customers crowd a Sonali Bank branch at Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 on Monday, July 5, 2021, the first day of banking since the start of a nationwide virus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Customers crowd a Sonali Bank branch at Dhaka’s Mirpur-1 on Monday, July 5, 2021, the first day of banking since the start of a nationwide virus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A long line of customers forms outside a private bank in Dhaka’s Mirpur on the fifth day of a nationwide lockdown on Monday, July 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A long line of customers forms outside a private bank in Dhaka’s Mirpur on the fifth day of a nationwide lockdown on Monday, July 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A long line of customers forms outside a private bank in Dhaka’s Mirpur on the fifth day of a nationwide lockdown on Monday, July 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A long line of customers forms outside a private bank in Dhaka’s Mirpur on the fifth day of a nationwide lockdown on Monday, July 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh have curtailed banking hours, but many customers still line up outside a City Bank branch in Dhaka on the fifth day of a nationwide lockdown on Monday, July 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh have curtailed banking hours, but many customers still line up outside a City Bank branch in Dhaka on the fifth day of a nationwide lockdown on Monday, July 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Employees are busy at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel, on Monday, July 5, 2021. It is the first time the stock market has reopened since Bangladesh imposed a nationwide lockdown on July 1. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Employees are busy at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel, on Monday, July 5, 2021. It is the first time the stock market has reopened since Bangladesh imposed a nationwide lockdown on July 1. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Two stock exchanges reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown. Transactions are underway at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Two stock exchanges reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown. Transactions are underway at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Two stock exchanges reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown. Transactions are underway at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Two stock exchanges reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown. Transactions are underway at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Two stock exchanges reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown. Transactions are underway at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Two stock exchanges reopened on Monday, July 5, 2021, after a four-day pause amid a nationwide lockdown. Transactions are underway at a brokerage house in Dhaka’s Motijheel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi