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Burberry up on market talk of Coach bid

By
Reuters
Published
Apr 30, 2008

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in fashion brand Burberry Group gained almost 4 percent on Wednesday as traders cited market talk of a possible bid from U.S. handbag maker Coach .

Burberry was not immediately available for comment.

Volume in Burberry shares was equal to about 60 percent of the 30-day daily average, compared with about 50 percent before the talk of a possible Coach bid surfaced.

At 12:14 p.m., Burberry shares rose 3.6 percent to 479.25 pence.

(Reporting by Michael Taylor and Amanda Cooper)

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