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How to replace special characters?

Hi Team,

I have data like this.


Would like to add zero (0) before the decimal point where there is no zero as


How to replace |*|. with |*|0.

I tried below command which didn't work

echo '|*|.5|*|0.2|*|A.B|*' | sed 's/\|\*\|\./\|\*\|0\./g'


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