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World shares rise to eight-month high; euro rallies

Traders work in front of a trading board showing Shutterstock Inc on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 11, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work in front of a trading board showing Shutterstock Inc on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 11, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work in front of a trading board showing Shutterstock Inc on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 11, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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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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A man looks at an electronic board displaying market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man looks at an electronic board displaying market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A man looks at an electronic board displaying market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 17, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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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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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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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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