On the other hand, the Philippine shares fell more than 1%, stocks in Indonesia and the rupiah dipped.
European stocks recorded gains on Monday as market focus on soaring oil prices.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed 0.6 per cent to 6,669.48 points, rebounding from modest losses on Friday. In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index gained 0.7 per cent to 14,019.37 points and the Paris CAC 40 rose 0.6 per cent to 5,818.56.
The European Central Bank convenes later in the week and is expected to look closely at possible price pressures as economies rebound on the easing of coronavirus restrictions.