Nordic stocks rose Monday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index rising 0.9%.

Munters Group AB was the biggest leader during the session, jumping 11.9%, and Aker Solutions ASA gained 8.9%. Vitrolife AB rounded out the top three leaders on Monday, with shares gaining 7.9%.

Kongsberg Gruppen ASA posted the largest decline, dropping 5.7%, followed by Peab AB Series B shares, which fell 5.3%. Shares of Electrolux AB Series A fell 5.0%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index rose 1.7%, and the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, gained 0.2%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index increased 0.4%, and Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI gained 0.4%. Shares in Iceland increased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index increasing 0.7%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes rose, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index gaining 0.4% and the FTSE 100 Index gaining 0.5% from the previous close.

Stock indexes in Asia were mixed, with Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index down 1.0% and China's Shanghai Composite Index up 0.1%.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were down 3.5%, while gold futures were up 0.4%. Bitcoin fell 0.9% to $34,271.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index fell 0.3% to 100.39.

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

Against the U.S. dollar, the euro was up 0.5%, the Danish krone was up 0.4%, the Icelandic krona was up 0.4%, the Swedish krona was up 0.1%, and the Norwegian krone was flat.

-This article was automatically generated by MarketWatch using technology from Automated Insights. Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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