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Jussi Rosendahl

Angry Birds firm Rovio buys strategy game studio PlayRaven

01 Dec 2018

HELSINKI Rovio Entertainment, the maker of the "Angry Birds" mobile games and movie, said on Friday it had acquired Finnish game studio PlayRaven to expand into mobile strategy games.

Record-low birth rate threatens Finland's welfare system: Finance Minister

29 Nov 2018

HELSINKI A rapid decline in the birth rate is threatening Finland's welfare system and public finances, the Nordic country's finance minister Petteri Orpo told Reuters in an interview.

Dethroned at home, Finland's Stubb lives and breathes Europe

02 Nov 2018

HELSINKI/BERLIN He was too sporty, too international and too outspoken for his small country -- but he has no qualms about campaigning to become the next European Commission President.

Tire maker Nokian profit hit by Russia, Norway issues, emissions rules

31 Oct 2018

HELSINKI Finland's Nokian Tires reported a surprise fall in quarterly earnings on Wednesday and cut its full-year profit outlook, citing issues in Russia and Norway on top of new emissions standards that have had an impact across the sector.

UPDATE 3-Tyre maker Nokian profit hit by Russia, Norway issues, emissions rules

31 Oct 2018

* Electric car boom hits sales in Norway (Updates with CEO comments on Norway)

Nokia kicks off new cost cuts, counts on 5G for profit boost

25 Oct 2018

HELSINKI Telecom network equipment maker Nokia kicked off a new cost-cutting program on Thursday and repeated an ambitious profit forecast, saying operators' demand for next-generation 5G networks would pick up pace in the remainder of the year.

Nordea profit misses estimates as margins shrink

24 Oct 2018

HELSINKI Nordea posted a larger than expected drop in third-quarter profit on Wednesday, citing pressure on margins, as the company hit back at allegations of lax controls, saying it had spent years beefing up anti-money laundering resources.

UPDATE 2-Nordea profit misses estimates as margins shrink

24 Oct 2018

HELSINKI, Oct 24 Nordea posted a larger than expected drop in third-quarter profit on Wednesday, citing pressure on margins, as the company hit back at allegations of lax controls, saying it had spent years beefing up anti-money laundering resources.

UPDATE 2-Ship tech company Wartsila cuts services outlook after profit miss

23 Oct 2018

* Finnish firm sees growth from sulphur scrubbers (Adds CEO comments, background on scrubbers, updates shares)

Russian oligarch under U.S. sanctions files suit against Nordic banks

22 Oct 2018

HELSINKI A Russian businessman under U.S. sanctions over the Ukraine conflict due to his close ties with President Vladimir Putin has filed suit against four Nordic banks, accusing them of discrimination, a court said on Monday.

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