McDonald's Sales Rise 8.5% in August

The fast-food chain attributed growth to its breakfast menu and Olympics-related promotions.
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on Tuesday reported worldwide comparable store sales increased 8.5% in August.

The rise, which the fast food chain attributed to its breakfast menu and Olympics-relate promotions, compares to an 8.1% increase in the same period last year. The fast food chain said comparable store sales increased 4.5% in the U.S., 11.6% in Europe and 10% in Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

McDonald's shares were rising 2.2% to $63.80 in recent trading.

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