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Finance: The Stock Market on the Verge of a New Brewers' War

Ljubljana, 9 April - Shares of brewer Pivovarna Lasko on Monday jumped up eight percent, gaining a hefty 20 percent in the last month of trading on the Ljubljana Stock Exchange (LJSE). Experts feel that the soaring share price is a result of rumours that rival Slovene brewery Pivovarna Union and Union's majority owner, Belgian brewing giant Interbrew, are gearing up to acquire a major stake in Lasko, according to Tuesday's edition of the business daily Finance, which wonders whether Slovenia is about to witness another brewers' war.

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