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German engineering group Siemens posted a stronger-than-expected rise in new orders and revenue thanks to large projects in its industry and energy businesses, sending its shares up 6 percent.
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Germany's Siemens delivered stronger-than-expected first-quarter results thanks to growth in most of its units and the sale of a subsidiary and set new targets for its divisions.