Nikkei edges higher as yen weakens on new govt's monetary stance

Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:14am GMT

TOKYO, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged
higher on Wednesday as the yen slipped to a 20-month low, on
expectations of an aggressive monetary easing stance by the new
    The Nikkei gained 0.5 percent to 10,128.26, while
the broader Topix added 0.6 percent to 843.25.

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.