Family Dollar shares gained 4. 7 per cent to $US79. 61, and Dollar General was up 9. 3 per cent, while Dollar Tree fell 2. 5 per cent.
Rival Dollar General made a counter-offer worth $US9. 7 billion ($10. 49bn), or $US78. 50 a share, $US4 more than Family Dollar's.
Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report.
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