HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia said its fourth-quarter results were better than expected and that the mobile phone business achieved underlying profitability, a rare spot of good news for the struggling handset maker.
Quarterly net sales in devices and services was about 3.9 billion euros ($5.09 billion). It sold a total of 86.3 million devices. Smartphones accounted for 6.6 million units, of which 4.4 million were Windows-based Lumia handsets, the company said.
Nokia shares surged 16 percent to 3.48 euros by 1315 GMT. ($1 = 0.7667 euros)
(Reporting by Ritsuko Ando; Editing by David Goodman)
Team Jeb Hits Back at Trump for Being 'Soft on Crime,' Cites Past Support for Legalizing Drugs | Cortney O'Brien
Sen. Chris Murphy Admits That Gun Control Legislation From Washington Probably Won’t Stop Shootings | Matt Vespa
Vox "Smart Take" Pushes Gun Confiscation. Here's What Would Happen If They Tried. - Bearing Arms - 2nd Amendment, Gun Confiscation
Open thread: Who’s up for another 150 Hillary e-mails containing classified information? - Hot Air
Even newer 'poll numbers' show the terrifying 'Kanye effect' on presidential race
Nick Adams - Not a Single Illegal Immigrant in 7 Months... In Australia
Katie Pavlich - Latest Clinton Email Server Dump Reveals 150 More Documents Flagged For Classified Information
The Beginning of the End | RedState
Doctors Will Be the Scapegoats in the Coming Obamacare Disaster | Human Events