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Google profits boost share price

18 October 2013 Last updated at 02:47 BST

The world's biggest search engine Google has posted strong results.

It reported a profit of $2.97bn (£1.84bn) for the July-to-September period, beating analyst forecasts.

Shares in the company jumped to an all-time high in after hours trading, rising 6% to $941.25.

The BBC's Mariko Oi takes a look at the factors driving Google's earnings.

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