Bottom Fishing For Japanese Stocks

It may not be too late to go bargain-hunting in the battered Japanese stock market. Although Tokyo's announcement of an $86 billion pump-priming package last month has sent the Nikkei up about 25% since mid-August, the average is still off more than 50% from its high of two years ago. And while the moves boosted investor confidence, they won't turn the Japanese economy around overnight. So, say some analysts, there's plenty of time left to play the recovery.

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