The Stoxx Nordic 30 Index, the benchmark gauge for the region, declined 1 percent to 6,759.96.
The OMX Stockholm 30 Index fell 0.9 percent and the OMX Helsinki 25 Index slipped 0.8 percent. Norway’s OBX Index was little changed, falling less than 0.1 percent to 343.11, while the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index declined 1.3 percent.
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Aker BioMarine ASA (AKBM NO) soared 7.5 percent to 1.73 kroner, its third gain in four days. The Norwegian krill harvester said its second-quarter net loss shrank to 15 million kroner ($2.52 million) from 48 million kroner a year earlier.
Elektrobit Oyj (EBC1V FH) fell 3.7 percent to 1.04 euros, paring yesterday’s 5.9 percent gain. The Finnish research provider for the automotive and wireless industries reported a second-quarter net loss of 900,000 euros ($1.2 million).
Securitas AB (SECUB SS) slipped 4.1 percent to 72.75 kronor, its biggest fall since May 25. The Swedish security- services company said second-quarter net income rose to 471.3 million kronor ($66.6 million) from 467.6 million kronor a year earlier. That missed the 478 million-krona estimate from nine analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.