NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on Oct 8

HELSINKI, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The following stocks may beaffected by newspaper reports and other factors on Monday:


Dame Marjorie Scardino is preparing to give up her role asthe vice-chair of the Finnish phone-maker Nokia, Financial Timesreported on Sunday, just days after Scardino announced herdeparture from the helm of Pearson .

Scardino, Nokia's vice-chair since 2007, was quoted assaying it was a "natural schedule" to leave the board nextspring.

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Barclays has cut its rating on the budget fashion retailerto "equal weight" from "overweight" and lowered its target priceon the stock to 250 Swedish crowns ($37.97) per share from 285crowns. H&M shares closed at 232 crowns on Friday.

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