McDonald's Sales Climb in April

McDonald's sees a boost in April sales, both domestically and internationally.
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NEW YORK (

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McDonald's

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saw a boost in sales in April, as the fast-food chain saw strength both at home and overseas.

Comparable sales climbed 4.9% worldwide, and rose 3.8% in the U.S. Same-store sales increased 5.3% in Europe and 3.9% in Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

Analysts expected global sales to grow 4.1% during the month.

Shares of McDonald's are advancing 3% to $69.75 in pre-market trading.

-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York.

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