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Global shares rise, investors hope for Greece progress

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, November 15, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A visitor looks at market indices displayed at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo September 26, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A visitor looks at market indices displayed at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo September 26, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A visitor looks at market indices displayed at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo September 26, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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A visitor walks near the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A visitor walks near the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A visitor walks near the logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A Tokyo Stock Exchange employee looks up at a monitor displaying market indices at the bourse in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A Tokyo Stock Exchange employee looks up at a monitor displaying market indices at the bourse in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A Tokyo Stock Exchange employee looks up at a monitor displaying market indices at the bourse in Tokyo November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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A trader checks screen data at the IG Index trading floor in London, December 9, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A trader checks screen data at the IG Index trading floor in London, December 9, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A trader checks screen data at the IG Index trading floor in London, December 9, 2011. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly
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People shake hands in front of an electronic board displaying a graph of Japan's Nikkei share average and other market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

People shake hands in front of an electronic board displaying a graph of Japan's Nikkei share average and other market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

People shake hands in front of an electronic board displaying a graph of Japan's Nikkei share average and other market indices outside a brokerage in Tokyo October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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A share trader sits next to a TV showing news on U.S. Republican presidental candidate Mitt Romney, in front of the German share price index DAX board at the German stock exchange in Frankfurt November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A share trader sits next to a TV showing news on U.S. Republican presidental candidate Mitt Romney, in front of the German share price index DAX board at the German stock exchange in Frankfurt November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

A share trader sits next to a TV showing news on U.S. Republican presidental candidate Mitt Romney, in front of the German share price index DAX board at the German stock exchange in Frankfurt November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
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A city trader monitors stock prices in London.

A city trader monitors stock prices in London.

A city trader monitors stock prices in London.
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