* Nikkei sags on first day of 2015 trade, takes cues from overseas * All 33 Tokyo Stock Exchange subsectors in the red * Investors bullish on Japan’s prospects due to economic stimulus By Thomas Wilson TOKYO, Jan 5 (Reuters) – Japanese stocks began 2015 on a down note on Monday as investors showed little Read More
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Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index is set to climb further next year, despite already rising more than 70 percent over the past two years, analysts say. “Corporate earnings will be stronger, and drive up the Nikkei to 22,500 by September,” said Eiji Kinouchi, Daiwa Securities’ chief technical analyst and one of Tokyo’s Read More