Stocks in the Nordic region fell on Monday, with the OMX Nordic 40 index down 1.1%.
Nordic Semiconductor ASA had the biggest decline during the session, down 9.9%, followed by Sectra AB shares, down 8.1%. Shares of Vimian Group AB fell 8.0%.
TGS ASA was the biggest leader, gaining 8.7%, and Skel Fjarfestingafelag hf. increased by 6.0%. Protector Forsikring ASA rounded out the top three on Monday, with shares up 5.3%.
In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 index fell 1.7% and the OMX Helsinki 25 index, which tracks Finland’s most traded stocks, fell 0.5%.
Shares in Sweden’s OMX Stockholm 30 index fell 0.4%, while Norway’s Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI fell 0.1%. Icelandic stocks declined, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index falling 0.1%.
Elsewhere in Europe, indices fell, with the STOXX Europe 600 index falling 1.1% and the FTSE 100 index falling 0.8% from the previous close.
In Asia, China’s Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3%, while the Japanese Stock Exchange in Tokyo was closed.
On the commodities side, Brent crude oil futures rose 0.6% and gold futures rose 0.2%. Bitcoin rose 2.9% to $27,220.
On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index fell 0.1% to 99.30.
Against the euro, the Danish crown increased by 0.1%, the Swedish crown remained stable, the Icelandic crown fell by 0.1%, the US dollar fell by 0.3% and the Norwegian crown fell by 0.4%.
Against the US dollar, the Danish crown increased by 0.3%, the euro increased by 0.3%, and the Swedish crown increased.
-This article was automatically generated by MarketWatch using technology from Automated Insights. Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.
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September 18, 2023 at 12:51 p.m. ET (4:51 p.m. GMT)
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