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Supersize beef bowls fuel rally in Japan's Yoshinoya

Shares hit one-year high after return to quarterly profit

Yoshinoya's XXL beef bowl costs 780 yen, compared with 380 yen for a regular beef bowl. (Photo by Ryosuke Eguchi)

TOKYO -- Shares in Japanese restaurant operator Yoshinoya Holdings have touched a one-year high as a new larger size of its signature gyudon bowls of beef on rice has proved a hit.

The stock at one point rose to 2,149 yen on Thursday before ending the session at 2,142 yen, up 4.5% from the prior day.

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