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Qantas shares jump on buyback, early debt repayment
November 14, 2012 / 11:36 PM / in 5 years

Qantas shares jump on buyback, early debt repayment

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Shares in Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) rose 6 percent in a weak wider market on Thursday after the national carrier said it would buy back up to A$100 million ($103.85 million) in shares and repay debt early in an effort to improve shareholder returns.

Reporting by Lincoln Feast; Editing by Chris Gallagher

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