Stocks in the Nordic region dropped Tuesday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index declining 0.1%.

Demant A/S posted the largest decline during the session, declining 8.6%, followed by Securitas AB Series B shares, which fell 7.5%. Shares of International Petroleum Corp. declined 6.4%.

Sinch AB was the biggest leader, rocketing 22.8%, and New Wave Group AB Series B rose 5.3%. Electrolux AB Series A rounded out the top three leaders on Tuesday, with shares gaining 4.3%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index gained 0.2%, while the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, declined 0.5%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index declined 0.3%, while Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI declined 2.1%. Shares in Iceland increased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index adding 0.2%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes fell, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index dropping 0.2% and the FTSE 100 Index falling 0.1% from the previous close.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were down 3.7%, and gold futures were down 0.9%. Bitcoin slipped 0.8% to $34,768.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index rose 0.4% to 99.99.

Against the euro, the U.S. dollar was up 0.4%, the Swedish krona was up 0.1%, the Danish krone was flat, the Icelandic krona was flat, and the Norwegian krone was down 1.1%.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Swedish krona was down 0.3%, the Danish krone was down 0.4%, the Icelandic krona was down 0.4%, the euro was down 0.4%, and the Norwegian krone was down 1.5%.

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

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