Investment Desk

1. Fixed Income Investment (Govt. Securities)

Fixed Income investment is such Treasury Instruments issued by Bangladesh Government that consist of fixed return/ coupon. Two types of instruments are there principally

  • a) Bangladesh Government’s Treasury Bond
  • b) Bangladesh Government’s Treasury Bill
Also referred as BGTB

CBBL Treasury's Fixed Income Desk is an active player and participant in the fixed income and interbank repo/reverse repo markets with a short-term and long-term horizon. The Bank also works as Primary Dealer (PD) in the auction.

CBBL's Fixed Income Desk assists its individual and institutional clients in investing in fixed income securities that fit their long term goals in terms of yield, liquidity, and rating with the ultimate aim of building a well-diversified portfolio that can better sustain market volatility, thereby enhancing its overall performance.

CBBL Treasury’s Fixed Income Desk’s main products are

  • Tradable Securities issued by the Government include Treasury Bills (T- bills) of 91, 182, and 364-day maturities and Bangladesh Government Treasury Bonds (BGTB) of 2, 5, 10, 15, and 20-year maturities.
  • On behalf of CBBL's customer, Treasury purchase or sell T-bill &T-Bond at a market based negotiable price which ensures their portfolio return and risk diversification.
2. Other Investments

Investment desk in Treasury Front Office operates within the policy frame approved by the Board of Directors of the Bank. The philosophy is to manage and maximize income within certain parameters and limits. It also includes use of effective duration, rate shock analysis, as well as total return to analyze and manage the investment portfolio and to determine the effect of movements on the yield and value of the bank’s portfolio. Investment Desk operates within available investment opportunities in the country and abroad. The Desk keeps an eye on the market movement to reap on every opportunity and to get the best of every penny invested and maximize profit as well as shareholders value. Main Products are;

  • a) Listed Securities (Tradable Shares and Securities etc.)
  • b) Non-listed securities (Sub Debt, Commercial Paper, Preference Shares etc.)

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