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Asian shares mostly higher ahead of Fed policy meeting

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BANGKOK (Net) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting.
The advance followed a sell-off that brought a weekslong rally on Wall Street to an abrupt halt.
Markets rose in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney but fell in Shanghai. U.S. futures were higher. Overnight, the S&P 500 fell 0.8%, its largest loss in almost three weeks. A day earlier, it had turned positive for the year for the first time since February.
Skeptics have...

PGCB inks deal with China firm to set up 4 grid substations

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Staff Reporter
Four more power grid substations are going to be set up at different locations in the country while capacity of four more substations will be enhanced.
According to Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB), the implementing agency of the projects, the new substations, each having...

Bumper litchi yield brings smiles to B’baria farmers amid virus worry

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A Correspondent
Brahmanbaria: Bumper production of Litchi has delighted the growers in the district as they are getting fair prices of the seasonal fruit despite the coronavirus situation.
Local farmers said although they were worried over the sale of litchi amid the virus situation now they are...

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