Restaurant shares increase on BK deal news

Thursday’s news of a pending $4 billion deal to acquire Burger King Holdings Inc. — the latest in a string of recent private-equity moves in the sector — boosted a number of restaurant stocks, including the No. 2 burger brand.

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Burger King shares closed Thursday up 25 percent to $23.59, with

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