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Global stocks rise as investors look ahead to week's data

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BEIJING (Net) — Global stock markets rose Monday as investors shrugged off worries about rising coronavirus infections in the United States, Australia and some other countries.
London and Frankfurt opened higher, while Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia advanced. Wall Street futures also rose.
Markets followed Wall Street higher last week after unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data despite some American states reporting record new coronavirus infections.
The Australian state of...

Jute mill workers to get wages for June by next week: Minister

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extiles and Jute Minister Golam Dastagir Gazi on Friday said the workers of 25 closed state-run jute mills will receive their wages for the month of June through their personal bank accounts by next week.

He gave this assurance at an urgent press briefing arranged from his residence at...

BNP turns down budget, says it’s ‘unimplementable’

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The government has decided to shut down production of 25 state-run jute mills under Bangladesh Jute Mill Corporation (BJMC) by providing cent percent dues of some 25,000 workers of the mills.

The decision came at a meeting held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at her residence...

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