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Terhi Kinnunen

Neste Oil lifts renewables outlook, shares surge

Sep 10 2013

HELSINKI Shares in Finnish refiner Neste Oil soared on Tuesday after the company upgraded its full-year profit guidance, citing better-than-expected demand for its renewable fuels, especially in North America.

Finland seeks lessons after Fukushima on nuclear complacency culture

Sep 06 2013

HELSINKI Finland is pushing to ensure that complacency does not threaten its nuclear safety record as it builds new reactors despite the Fukushima disaster, which has made some other European states think twice about atomic energy.

Finnish nuclear safety chief casts doubt on reactor systems test timing

Sep 05 2013

HELSINKI Finland's nuclear safety chief cast doubt on Thursday on plans to start systems tests this autumn at the Olkiluoto 3 reactor, one of only a handful being built in the EU, suggesting the much-delayed project may be pushed back further.

Finnish state in talks to buy E.ON's stake of Gasum

Aug 19 2013

HELSINKI Finland's government is in talks with E.ON over a possible acquisition of the German company's 20 percent stake in gas company Gasum, a Finnish official said on Monday.

Cargotec shares surge on turnaround signs

Jul 18 2013

HELSINKI Finland's Cargotec Oyj posted higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday, raising hopes of a turnaround at the struggling cargo handling equipment maker and boosting its shares.

EU says Greek aid could be split into instalments

Jul 05 2013

MIKKELI, Finland/ATHENS Greece could get its next tranche of international aid in instalments, the EU's top economic official said on Friday, keeping the country in a hand-to-mouth existence that threatens to stifle its economy.

EU says Greek aid could be split into installments

Jul 05 2013

MIKKELI, Finland/ATHENS Greece could get its next tranche of international aid in installments, the EU's top economic official said on Friday, keeping the country in a hand-to-mouth existence that threatens to stifle its economy.

Nokia equipment venture deal, handset business to strain cash

Jul 02 2013

HELSINKI Nokia's move to buy out Siemens AG's share of their network equipment joint venture strains a balance sheet already under pressure from a loss-making handset business, which could burn through its cash as soon as next year.

Nokia equipment venture deal, handset business to strain cash

Jul 02 2013

HELSINKI Nokia's move to buy out Siemens AG's share of their network equipment joint venture strains a balance sheet already under pressure from a loss-making handset business, which could burn through its cash as soon as next year.

Nokia equipment venture deal, handset business to strain cash

Jul 02 2013

HELSINKI Nokia's move to buy out Siemens AG's share of their network equipment joint venture strains a balance sheet already under pressure from a loss-making handset business, which could burn through its cash as soon as next year.

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