Nordic Shares Closed Down Wednesday; Africa Oil Posted Biggest Loss
Nordic stocks fell Wednesday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index
holding steady at 2,293.00.
Africa Oil Corp. posted the largest decline during the session,
declining 8.8%, followed by Embracer Group AB Series B shares,
which declined 5.5%. Shares of Ossur hf. dropped 5.0%.
Nibe Industrier AB Series B was the biggest leader, adding 5.3%,
and Borr Drilling Ltd. rose 4.9%. OEM-International AB Series B
rounded out the top three leaders on Wednesday, with shares
In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index fell 0.3%, and the OMX
Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks,
Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index declined 0.1%, while
Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI increased 1.2%. Shares in
Iceland increased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index
Elsewhere in Europe, indexes fell, with the STOXX Europe 600
Index dropping 0.2% and the FTSE 100 Index declining 0.4% from the
Stock indexes in Asia were up, with Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index up
0.2% and China's Shanghai Composite Index rising 0.2%.
In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were up 2.4%, while
gold futures were down 1.2%. Bitcoin rose 0.6% to $26,292.
On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index gained 0.4% to
Against the euro, the Norwegian krone was up 1.3%, the U.S.
dollar was up 0.7%, the Swedish krona was up 0.2%, the Icelandic
krona was up 0.1%, and the Danish krone was flat.
Against the U.S. dollar, the Norwegian krone was up 0.6%, the
Swedish krona was down 0.5%, the Icelandic krona was down 0.5%, the
Danish krone was down 0.6%, and the euro was down 0.7%.
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