RESEARCH ALERT-BofA Merrill reinstates coverage on Ericsson, others with underperform

Oct 10 (Reuters) - :

* Bofa reinstates coverage on Ericsson with underperform rating;

price objective SEK 60

* Bofa reinstates coverage on Alcatel Lucent SA with underperform

rating; price objective 0.66 euros

* Bofa reinstates coverage on Nokia Oyj with underperform rating;

cuts price objective to 1.70 euros

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