Japan's Nikkei rises on boosted hopes for a deal on U.S. fiscal woes

Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:09am GMT

TOKYO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
rebounded from the previous session's one-week closing low as
comments by U.S. policy makers hinting at progress in reaching a
fiscal deal with the White House boosted investors' risk
    The Nikkei advanced 1.0 percent on Thursday to
9,400.88 points, climbing above its five-day moving average at
    The broader Topix gained 1.0 percent to 779.44.

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.