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Nordic stocks dropped Tuesday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index declining 0.6%.

NEL ASA posted the largest decline among large stocks during the session, dropping 8.1%, followed by A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S Series B shares, which dropped 7.0%. Shares of A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S Series A dropped 6.7%.

Sweco AB Series A was the biggest leader, rising 7.2%, and Hagar Hf. increased 4.4%. Husqvarna AB Series B rounded out the top three leaders on Tuesday, with shares increasing 3.8%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index dropped 0.7%, and the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, declined 0.9%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index dropped 0.5%, while Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI fell 0.8%. Shares in Iceland increased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index rising 0.9%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes fell, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index declining 0.9% and the FTSE 100 Index declining 1.0% from the previous close.

In Asia, Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index was flat and China's Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.8%.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were up 0.5%, and gold futures were flat. Bitcoin fell 4.4% to $66,440.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index gained 0.2% to 100.02.

Against the euro, the U.S. dollar was up 0.3%, the Icelandic krona was up 0.1%, the Danish krone was flat, the Swedish krona was flat, and the Norwegian krone was down 0.5%.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Icelandic krona was down 0.1%, the Danish krone was down 0.3%, the Swedish krona was down 0.3%, the euro was down 0.3%, and the Norwegian krone was down 0.8%.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet

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06-11-24 1221ET