Nordic stocks increased Monday, with the OMX Nordic 40 Index rising 0.8%.

Filo Corp. was the biggest leader during the session, gaining 6.2%, and Bakkafrost P/F increased 6.0%. Electrolux AB Series A rounded out the top three leaders on Monday, with shares increasing 4.3%.

Alleima AB posted the largest decline, declining 8.0%, followed by Fagerhult AB shares, which dropped 4.6%. Shares of Zealand Pharma A/S declined 4.5%.

In Denmark, the OMX Copenhagen 20 Index increased 1.5%, and the OMX Helsinki 25 Index, which tracks Finland's most-traded stocks, gained 0.2%.

Stocks on Sweden's OMX Stockholm 30 Index dropped 0.2%, while Norway's Oslo Exchange Benchmark Index_GI increased 0.5%. Shares in Iceland decreased, with the OMX Iceland All-Share PI Equity Index falling 0.8%.

Elsewhere in Europe, indexes were mixed, with the STOXX Europe 600 Index declining 0.2% and the FTSE 100 Index flat from the previous close.

Stock indexes in Asia were up, with Japan's NIKKEI 225 Index up 2.4% and China's Shanghai Composite Index rising 0.9%.

In commodities news, Brent crude oil futures were up 1.4%, while gold futures were down 0.4%. Bitcoin rose 1.0% to $34,969.

On the currency front, the WSJ Dollar Index held steady at 99.40.

Against the euro, the Danish krone was flat, the Norwegian krone was flat, the U.S. dollar was flat, the Swedish krona was down 0.2%, and the Icelandic krona was down 0.9%.

Against the U.S. dollar, the Norwegian krone was up 0.4%, the Danish krone was up 0.1%, the euro was flat, the Swedish krona was down 0.1%, and the Icelandic krona was down 0.9%.

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

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