On Sunday, the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission raised the loan limit to 100 percent from 80 percent, meaning that investors will now be able to get 100% of their investment as a loan.
The order will take immediate effect, according to the notice.
The stock market has seen a significant drop over the past few days. On Sunday, the Dhaka Stock Index’s DSEX dropped 115.56 points, or 1.84 percent, to hit an 11-month low.
The DSEX has dropped for the past seven consecutive working days, dropping 555 points, or 8.29 percent, from 6,700.