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UPDATE 1-NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on Dec 19
December 19, 2012 / 7:53 AM / 5 years ago

UPDATE 1-NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on Dec 19

(Adds SCA and Finnair, updates Volvo)

HELSINKI, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Wednesday:


The Swedish hygiene and paper product maker on Wednesday launched a cost cutting programme in its forest products division in the hope of generating annual earnings improvements of 1.3 billion Swedish crowns ($197 million), with full effect from 2015.

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Finnair said it will start share repurchases and that the maximum number of shares to be repurchased is 600,000 shares. It said repurchase will begin on Dec 27 at the earliest and end no later than in May 2013.

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The world’s number two truck maker said shipments of its trucks fell 15 percent year-on-year in November, weighed down especially by weak demand in North America.

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U.S. deliveries of the six top categories of home appliances, AHAM 6, increased 1.0 percent year-on-year in November, statistics from the Association of Home Appliances Manufacturers showed.

So far this year, shipments in the category have fallen 2.1 percent.

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The world’s No.2 security group said late on Tuesday it will limit spending on acquisitions as it invests more in labour-saving surveillance technologies that will cut costs for customers and itself in a tough economic backdrop.

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