Google shares rise above $1,000

Google shares rise above $1,000

BBC: Google shares have topped $1,000 for the first time after the company reported better-than-expected earnings.

The company posted a 36% jump in net profits to $2.97bn for the July-to-September period.

Shares in the giant online search and ads company rose more than 13% to $1,006, and are now up 41% since the start of 2013.

 

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