Nokia (NOK) and Siemens (SI) each have the freedom from today to whatever they want with their...

|About: Nokia Corporation (NOK)|By:, SA News Editor

Nokia (NOK) and Siemens (SI) each have the freedom from today to whatever they want with their 50% stakes in their Nokia Siemens Networks joint venture without the other firm having a veto. Siemens plans to exit NSN this year, although what Nokia will do is more uncertain. At the moment, the once perennial loss-making NSN is Nokia's bright spot and helps mitigate the problems at its handset unit.