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Global shares, euro rise as economic outlook brightens

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Remote/Joachim Herrmann

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Remote/Joachim Herrmann

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Remote/Joachim Herrmann
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A man uses a mobile phone in front of an electronic board displaying market indices from around the world, outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man uses a mobile phone in front of an electronic board displaying market indices from around the world, outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man uses a mobile phone in front of an electronic board displaying market indices from around the world, outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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Visitors cast their shadows on the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, prior to a ceremony marking the end of trading in 2012 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo December 28, 2012. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Visitors cast their shadows on the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, prior to a ceremony marking the end of trading in 2012 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo December 28, 2012. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Visitors cast their shadows on the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, prior to a ceremony marking the end of trading in 2012 at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo December 28, 2012. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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People stand on the balcony above the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Remote/Lizza David

People stand on the balcony above the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Remote/Lizza David

People stand on the balcony above the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Remote/Lizza David
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Electronic information boards display market information at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Electronic information boards display market information at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Electronic information boards display market information at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London January 2, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
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Japan's Nikkei share average on an electronic board is seen between Women, dressed in ceremonial kimonos, after the New Year opening ceremony at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's Nikkei share average on an electronic board is seen between Women, dressed in ceremonial kimonos, after the New Year opening ceremony at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japan's Nikkei share average on an electronic board is seen between Women, dressed in ceremonial kimonos, after the New Year opening ceremony at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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The WIG20 index is seen reflected in clocks showing the time of the different cities in the world at the Warsaw Stock Exchange January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

The WIG20 index is seen reflected in clocks showing the time of the different cities in the world at the Warsaw Stock Exchange January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

The WIG20 index is seen reflected in clocks showing the time of the different cities in the world at the Warsaw Stock Exchange January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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