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PC makers are advancing orders for kicks in anticipation of increasing demand in the 2nd half, Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini said. While businesses believably will not start buying new PCs until next year, consumers in Asia -- especially China - - are leading the retrieval, he said. Intel reported a twelve percent jump in second-quarter sales from the previous 3 months, the largest sequent increase since 1988.

“Intel’s results reflect the stabilizing environment,” said Patrick Wang, a New York-based analyst at Wedbush Morgan Securities. Wang, who rates the stock “outperform,” owns the shares personally. “It was a superb draw for them.”

Intel, based in Santa Clara, California, jumped as much as $1.36 to the equivalent of $18.19 in German trading from the close to $16.83 on the Nasdaq Stock Market yesterday. Before today, the shares are up fifteen percent this year in the United States.

Intel’s Asia-Pacific sales were $4.41 billion last quarter, up 21 percent from the first quarter. Sales in the Americas rose 12 percent sequentially, while Europe degenerated 9.4 percent.