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OSLO, April 16 Shipping tycoon John Fredriksen and Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke are setting up a property company together, their second joint venture in as many years.
** Oslo's benchmark index rose 1.26 percent, or 10.05 points, to 810.75 points and was down by 1.69 percent year-to-date
* Faces increasing price pressure in diabetes market (Updates with election of Helge Lund, CEO quote)
COPENHAGEN, March 22 Leading diabetes drugmaker Novo Nordisk is expected to pick former oil boss Helge Lund as its new chairman as the company contends with increasing price pressure and seeks new acquisitions to broaden its blood products line-up.