Nikkei rises to 6-month high as exporters lifted by weak yen

Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:06am GMT

TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose
to a 6-month high on Thursday led by gains in exporters on
expectations that a sharply weaker yen will boost their
    The Nikkei climbed 1.3 percent at 9,342.48, its
highest level since May 2. The broader Topix advanced
1.3 percent to 776.83.

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.