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Salesforce Shares Rise on Strong Pandemic Performance

Salesforce’s business continues to do well during the Covid-19 pandemic, with revenue growing 29% to $5.15 billion in its July quarter compared to last year–marking the first time the 21-year-old company has surpassed the $5 billion mark in a single quarter. Salesforce shares jumped 14% in after-hours trading. On an earnings call, Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff was asked to comment on Microsoft...

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