Japanese stock market sees gains, led by technology and consumer goods sectors

The Japanese stock market saw gains at the close of trading on Monday, with the Nikkei 225 index rising 0.09%. The positive performance was driven by gains in the technology and consumer goods sectors.

Fujikura Ltd. was among the top-performing stocks of the session, with shares rising 23.85% to reach 1,558.00 at the close. Nisshinbo Holdings Inc. also saw significant gains, rising 9.24% to end at 1,359.50. SoftBank Group Corp. followed suit, with shares rising 8.72% to close at 7,991.00.

In the currency market, the USD/JPY fell 0.07% to 149.20, while the EUR/JPY rose 0.03% to 161.01. The U.S. dollar index futures also fell 0.08% to 103.91.

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