Stocks in the Nordic region declined Tuesday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index declining 0.8%.

Lundin Gold Inc. posted the largest decline among large stocks during the session, dropping 6.1%, followed by Troax Group AB Series A shares, which fell 5.7%. Shares of Tomra Systems ASA fell 5.5%.

Yubico AB was the biggest leader, rising 8.0%, and H. Lundbeck A/S Cl A rose 5.2%. H. Lundbeck A/S Cl B rounded out the top three leaders on Tuesday, with shares gaining 4.1%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index declined 0.3%, and the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, declined 1.0%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index fell 0.6%, while Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI declined 0.9%. Shares in Iceland decreased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index declining 1.0%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes fell, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index falling 0.9% and the FTSE 100 Index declining 0.8% from the previous close.

In Asia, Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index was up 2.9%, while China's Shanghai Stock Exchange was closed.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were up 1.2%, while gold futures were down 1.3%. Bitcoin was down 3.2% to $48,605.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index increased 0.7% to 99.13.

Against the euro, the U.S. dollar was up 0.5%, the Danish krone was flat, the Icelandic krona was down 0.3%, the Norwegian krone was down 1.1%, and the Swedish krona was down 1.2%.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Danish krone was down 0.5%, the euro was down 0.5%, the Icelandic krona was down 0.9%, the Norwegian krone was down 1.7%, and the Swedish krona was down 1.8%.

-This article was automatically generated by MarketWatch using technology from Automated Insights. Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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