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Autonomy floats on LSE

Shares in software firm Autonomy began trading this week on the London Stock Exchange at £32.76.

The shares climbed to £34.90 valuing the company at over £4bn which could be enough to enter the FTSE 100 index if this level is sustained until the next adjustment is due in early December.

Autonomy provides the software to enable the processing and categorising of unstructured information such as e-mail

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