NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on April 15

HELSINKI, April 15 Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:21am EDT

HELSINKI, April 15 (Reuters) - The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Tuesday:

SKF

The world's biggest bearings maker posts first-quarter results at 0600 GMT. Operating earnings are seen rising to 2.0 billion Swedish crowns ($305 million) compared to an adjusted 1.7 billion a year ago, a Reuters poll of analysts showed.

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H&M

The clothing retailer posts March sales figures at 0600 GMT. It has already outlined sales development for much of the month, saying in late March that sales through March 25 rose 12 percent year-on-year.

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ORION

The Finnish drug maker late on Monday said Ireland and Hungary had granted it the first marketing authorisations for its Bufomix Easyhaler treatment for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

The in-house product is a dry-powder inhaler developed from generic active substances. Orion said national approval procedures for the product are ongoing in 23 other European countries.

Orion, which has lately suffered from tough generic competition, in February forecast a falling 2014 profit.

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