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said systemwide sales edged up 1% in October to $3.35 billion from $3.34 billion, but were dragged down by weaker foreign currencies.

On a constant-currency basis, overall systemwide sales for the month of October rose 6%.

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Sales in Europe fell 13% to $759.3 million from $867.9 million last year, but would have grown 6% if foreign currency fluctuations were taken into consideration. U.S. sales were up 2% to $1.65 billion from $1.62 billion in the year-ago period.

The fast-food company also said same-store sales fell slightly in the month, citing the impact of fewer weekend days in October than in the year-ago period.

Shares of McDonald's were recently up $1.19, or 3.7%, to $32.94 in

New York Stock Exchange

composite trading.