Nordic stocks dropped Tuesday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index declining 1.3%.

Avance Gas Holding Ltd. posted the largest decline during the session, tumbling 11.0%, followed by NEL ASA shares, which declined 8.8%. Shares of Volvo Car AB Series B fell 6.0%.

Sinch AB was the biggest leader, adding 6.6%, and OX2 AB increased 4.1%. SeaDrill Ltd. rounded out the top three leaders on Tuesday, with shares gaining 4.1%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index declined 2.4%, while the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, increased 0.3%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index dropped 0.5%, while Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI dropped 0.9%. Shares in Iceland decreased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index declining 0.3%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes fell, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index falling 0.3% and the FTSE 100 Index declining 0.1% 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 0.2%.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were up 2.5%, and gold futures were up 1.5%. Bitcoin was up 1.9% to $37,765.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.5% to 97.37.

Against the euro, the Swedish krona was up 0.6%, the Danish krone was flat, the Icelandic krona was down 0.1%, the Norwegian krone was down 0.2%, and the U.S. dollar was down 0.5%.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Swedish krona was up 1.1%, the Danish krone was up 0.5%, the euro was up 0.5%, the Icelandic krona was up 0.3%, and the Norwegian krone was up 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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