G4S shares leap 7% on upbeat US performance

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Investors like the look of the latest results from security giant G4S, with shares jumping by 7 per cent at the start of trading.

The company said earlier that its “transformation strategy”, an effort to rebuild after a series of historic scandals, remains on track. Perhaps more encouragingly for investors, though, it also noted that US sales growth is outstripping that of other regions by some margin. (More here.)

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