European stock indices rise after a string of predominantly positive earnings reports with large-cap companies including Deutsche Bank , Norway?s Statoil and French telecom Orange among the gainers. In Finland Nokia spells out how it will use the funds from its just-closed $7.5 billion handset sale to Microsoft Corp. and chooses respected insider Rajeev Suri as its new CEO to lead the company into its new era as a networking equipment specialist.

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