May 15, 2013 / 6:26 AM / 5 years ago

UPDATE 1-NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on May 15

(Adds H&M, Stockmann, TeliaSonera and Statoil, updates Norden)

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


Russian operator Megafon , part-owned by Nordic TeliaSonera, said its first-quarter net profit rose 36.5 percent, year-on-year, as core margins widened thanks to tight cost control.

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The Swedish fashion retailer said its like-for-like sales rose by 1 percent in April, the first rise after six straight months of decline, but the rise was much smaller than expected.

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The Danish shipping company posted a bigger-than-expected operating loss for the first quarter but kept its full-year profit guidance unchanged.

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Norway’s Statoil has won six licenses offshore Brazil in the country’s first auction for oil and natural gas rights in five years, the energy firm said.

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The Finnish department store chain reported its comparable sales in April rose 3.6 percent from a year ago to 212 million euros.

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