Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Oct 23

ZURICH Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:13am BST

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ZURICH Oct 23 (Reuters) - The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Thursday:

CREDIT SUISSE

The Swiss bank was cautiously optimistic for the year-end, as it posted third-quarter profit that beat expectations on Thursday.

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NESTLE

Nestle has no plans to close any of its eight factories or curb output in cocoa and coffee-rich West and Central Africa because of Ebola, but is ready to adapt if it spreads, the Chief Executive of the world's largest food company said.

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STRAUMANN

Straumann Holding AG, the world's largest maker of dental implants, raised its full-year sales and profit outlook on Thursday as third-quarter revenue beat expectations, helped by strong growth in the United States, China and Japan.

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COMPANY STATEMENTS

* Logitech said second-quarter net profit more than doubled to $36.1 million and the company backed its full-year expectations for approximately $2.16 billion in sales if foreign currency rates remain somewhat stable as well as $170 million in operating income.

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