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NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on Oct 3

HELSINKI, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Wednesday:

SEADRILL

The Oslo-listed oil driller said it plans to replace Chief Executive Alf Thorkildsen with Fredrik Halvorsen, the head of its Archer affiliate, and is looking to relocate management outside Norway.

Seadrill said managing the company from the Norwegian city of Stavanger may constrain its aggressive growth plans, and that it was considering several locations including London, Dubai, Singapore and Houston.

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The struggling phone maker is seeking to sell its headquarters in Espoo, Finland as part of its drive to sell non-core assets. Iltasanomat newspaper said the building would be valued at 200-300 million euros ($259-$388 million).

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(Additional reporting by Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm newsrooms) ($1 = 0.7731 euros)

((Reporting by Helsinki Newsroom)(news@reuters.fi)(+358 9 6805 0244))

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