Stocks in the Nordic region rose Tuesday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index rising 0.4%.

Sweco AB Series A was the biggest leader during the session, rocketing 20.0%, and Stora Enso Oyj Series R (SEK) rose 7.1%. Boliden AB rounded out the top three leaders on Tuesday, with shares rising 6.8%.

Saab AB Series B posted the largest decline, dropping 4.9%, followed by Autostore Holdings Ltd. shares, which declined 3.8%. Shares of Zealand Pharma A/S declined 3.4%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index fell 0.4%, while the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, gained 1.5%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index rose 0.7%, and Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI gained 0.4%. Shares in Iceland increased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index adding 0.2%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes rose, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index gaining 0.5% and the FTSE 100 Index gaining 0.2% from the previous close.

Stock indexes in Asia were mixed, with Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index down 0.1% and China's Shanghai Composite Index up 2.1%.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were up 0.7%, and gold futures were up 0.2%. Bitcoin rose 0.3% to $29,238.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index dropped 0.2% to 95.85.

Against the euro, the Icelandic krona was up 0.7%, the Swedish krona was up 0.4%, the U.S. dollar was up 0.2%, the Norwegian krone was flat, and the Danish krone was flat.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Icelandic krona was up 0.5%, the Swedish krona was up 0.2%, the Norwegian krone was down 0.1%, the Danish krone was down 0.2%, and the euro was down 0.2%.

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

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