Stocks in the Nordic region rose Monday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index rising 0.6%.

DNO ASA was the biggest leader during the session, adding 8.6%, and Tele2 AB Series A increased 8.4%. Aker Solutions ASA rounded out the top three leaders on Monday, with shares increasing 6.1%.

Sinch AB posted the largest decline, dropping 5.4%, followed by Vatryggingafelag Islands hf. shares, which fell 4.5%. Shares of Filo Corp. declined 4.3%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index gained 0.6%, and the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, increased 0.2%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index rose 0.3%, and Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI rose 0.9%. Shares in Iceland decreased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index falling 1.7%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes rose, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index gaining 0.7% and the FTSE 100 Index increasing 0.9% from the previous close.

Stock indexes in Asia were up, with Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index up 0.1% and China's Shanghai Composite Index rising 0.2%.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were up 1.6%, and gold futures were up 0.7%. Bitcoin slipped 1.1% to $36,766.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.1% to 100.09.

Against the euro, the Swedish krona was up 0.3%, the Norwegian krone was up 0.3%, the Danish krone was flat, the U.S. dollar was down 0.1%, and the Icelandic krona was down 1.3%.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Norwegian krone was up 0.5%, the Swedish krona was up 0.4%, the euro was up 0.1%, the Danish krone was up 0.1%, and the Icelandic krona was down 1.2%.

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

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