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TOKYO (AP) - Global shares were mostly higher Wednesday as investors awaited the release of U.S. inflation data. Trading was winding down in China ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays.
KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.6 percent to 5,140.46 ...