Opera shares surge on Facebook speculation
Opera, the Norwegian marker of Internet browsers, surged the most on record in Oslo after it was reported that Facebook may try to acquire the company.
Opera Software ASA, the Norwegian marker of Internet browsers, surged the most on record in Oslo after technology website Pocket-Lint reported that Facebook may try to acquire the company.
Opera gained as much as 26 per cent, the biggest jump since it first sold shares in 2004. The Oslo-based company rose 18 per cent to 40.5 kroner earlier, giving it a market value of 4.85 billion kroner (€644 million).
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