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Japan's Softbank announced on Tuesday that it would dispose of nearly all the shares it owns in United States-based mobile network operator T-Mobile in sales and purchases options.

The sale forms a part of a Softbank program to raise 4.5 trillion yen ($42.1 billion) to repurchase its shares and reduce debt, which has shot up due to a series of unprofitable investments.EFE-EPA

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