Vodafone (VOD) - Get Report was up 5.7% in early NYSE trading after surging 5.4% in London today.

The British mobile phone giant dipped Thursday after a report that brain tumor victims in the U.S. might sue a company in which Vodafone holds a stake. But the

Financial Times

today said the law firm expected to file the suit denied it is planning any action. Vodafone also said it completed its purchase of Spanish mobile phone operator

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