Nikkei extends falls into 5th day on US fiscal woes; exporters drag
TOKYO, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average extended declines into a fifth day on Friday, following Wall Street lower as investors fretted about the fiscal problems facing the United States, while the stronger yen dragged on exporters. The Nikkei dropped 1.1 percent to 8,737.34 and the broader Topix index fell 1 percent to 728.27.
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DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.