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UPDATE 2-NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on Oct 2

Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:45 AM ET

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HELSINKI, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Tuesday:

TORM

The debt-stricken Danish shipping copany said its banks and partners had thrown it a lifeline consisting of a $100 million new working capital facility and offered a deferral on $1.8 billion of debt.

For more on the company, click on STATOIL

Norwegian oil and gas firm said it has decided to stop work on capacity expansion at the plant processing gas from its Snoehvit field in the Arctic Barents sea until new discoveries are made.

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The CEO of the Danish brewer confirmed in daily Jyllands-Posten that it can reach its medium term targets in Russia despite steep rises in barley prices. Some analysts had doubted whether Carlsberg would be able to reach its profit margin target of 26-19 percent in 2013-2015, Jyllands-Posten said.

For more on the company, click on LUNDBECK

The Danish pharmaceutical group and its Japanese partner, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co , have submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval of its antidepressant, vortioxetine, Lundbeck said on Tuesday.

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A prosecutor investigating TeliaSonera's purchase of a telecom license in Uzbekistan has frozen a Swedish account containing $30 million held by the seller, Gibraltar-based Takilant Ltd.

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