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Anne Kauranen

UPDATE 1-Finland approves law to ban telecoms gear on security grounds

Dec 07 2020

HELSINKI/STOCKHOLM, Dec 7 Finland's parliament on Monday approved a law that would allow authorities to ban the use of telecom network equipment when they have "serious grounds for suspecting that the use of the device endangers national security or national defense".

Finland's Fortum targets renewable push with Germany's Uniper

Dec 03 2020

HELSINKI/FRANKFURT Finland's largest utility Fortum on Thursday said it plans to develop up to 2 gigawatts of onshore and solar capacity by 2025 as part of a new carbon neutral strategy that includes its German subsidiary Uniper.

UPDATE 3-Finland's Fortum targets renewable push with Germany's Uniper

Dec 03 2020

* Fortum shares down 3.9%, Uniper down 1.9% (Updates shares, adds analyst, Uniper CEO, labour leader)

Where social distancing comes naturally: Finland keeps coronavirus in check

Nov 16 2020

HELSINKI While many countries struggle with a second wave of the coronavirus, Finland has halted a rise in new infections at Europe's lowest level, helped by the fact that for Finns social distancing comes naturally. | Video

Where social distancing comes naturally: Finland keeps coronavirus in check

Nov 16 2020

HELSINKI While many countries struggle with a second wave of the coronavirus, Finland has halted a rise in new infections at Europe's lowest level, helped by the fact that for Finns social distancing comes naturally. | Video

Where social distancing comes naturally: Finland keeps coronavirus in check

Nov 16 2020

HELSINKI, Nov 16 While many countries struggle with a second wave of the coronavirus, Finland has halted a rise in new infections at Europe's lowest level, helped by the fact that for Finns social distancing comes naturally.

Nokia cuts profit forecast and revamps strategy, shares slump 13%

Oct 29 2020

STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI Telecom equipment maker Nokia cut its full-year profit and margin forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares tumbling 13% as the Finnish company's new chief executive overhauled its strategy to win the 5G race.

UPDATE 2-Weak paper and pulp markets hit Finland's UPM

Oct 27 2020

HELSINKI, Oct 27 Quarterly profits at Finland's UPM fell more than a third due to weak paper and pulp markets, and the forestry firm said it saw pandemic-related uncertainty continuing into 2021.

UPDATE 3-Nordea Bank shrugs off pandemic as profits rise

Oct 23 2020

* Bank hopes to pay 2019 dividend when authorities allow (Adds CEO comment, share price)

Got any signal up here? Nokia to build mobile network on the moon

Oct 19 2020

HELSINKI Struggling to get a phone signal at home on planet Earth? Perhaps you'll have better luck on the moon. | Video

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