Nordic Stocks Rose Friday; NKT Topped Leaders
Nordic stocks increased Friday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index
NKT A/S was the biggest leader during the session, adding 6.2%,
and Sagax AB Series A rose 5.3%. FLSmidth & Co. A/S rounded out
the top three leaders on Friday, with shares increasing 4.3%.
Electrolux AB Series A posted the largest decline, falling 3.8%,
followed by Borr Drilling Ltd. shares, which declined 3.3%. Shares
of Tele2 AB Series A dropped 3.2%.
In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index dropped 0.4%, while the
OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks,
Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index gained 0.8%, and
Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI gained 0.1%. Shares in
Iceland increased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index
Elsewhere in Europe, indexes rose, with the STOXX Europe 600
Index gaining 0.4% and the FTSE 100 Index rising 0.1% from the
In Asia, Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index was flat, while China's
Shanghai Stock Exchange was closed.
In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were down 0.3%, and
gold futures were down 0.4%. Bitcoin was down 0.8% to $26,871.
On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index fell 0.1% to
Against the euro, the Norwegian krone was up 0.5%, the Swedish
krona was up 0.1%, the Danish krone was flat, the U.S. dollar was
down 0.2%, and the Icelandic krona was down 0.5%.
Against the U.S. dollar, the Norwegian krone was up 0.7%, the
Swedish krona was up 0.2%, the euro was up 0.2%, the Danish krone
was up 0.2%, and the Icelandic krona was down 0.3%.
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