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Stocks in the Nordic region rose Monday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index rising 0.1%.

Sinch AB was the biggest leader among large stocks during the session, increasing 8.0%, and NEL ASA gained 6.6%. Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA rounded out the top three leaders on Monday, with shares rising 6.2%.

Corem Property Group AB Series B posted the largest decline, falling 4.9%, followed by BioArctic AB Series B shares, which dropped 4.4%. Shares of Odfjell S.E. Series A fell 3.7%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index fell 0.2%, while the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, gained 0.4%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index increased 0.2%, and Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI gained 0.8%. Shares in Iceland increased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index rising 0.3%.

Elsewhere in Europe, the STOXX Europe 600 Index increased 0.3%, while the London Stock Exchange was closed.

Stock indexes in Asia were up, with Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index up 0.7% and China's Shanghai Composite Index rising 1.1%.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were unchanged, while gold futures were flat. Bitcoin was up 2.1% to $70,308.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.2% to 99.32.

Against the euro, the Norwegian krone was up 0.7%, the Swedish krona was up 0.5%, the Icelandic krona was up 0.4%, the Danish krone was flat, and the U.S. dollar was down 0.1%.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Norwegian krone was up 0.8%, the Swedish krona was up 0.8%, the Icelandic krona was up 0.5%, the euro was up 0.1%, and the Danish krone was up 0.1%.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet

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05-27-24 1215ET