Nikkei extends gains into 5th day as U.S. fiscal fears recede

Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:07am GMT

TOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
extended its gains into a fifth day at Tuesday's open and may
test a six-month high of 9,300, helped by U.S. stocks which rose
on signs of progress in resolving a looming fiscal crunch. 
    The Nikkei advanced 0.5 percent to 9,200.60, and the
broader Topix gained 0.7 percent to 767.08.

After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

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.