Nikkei edges up on U.S. data, exporters high

Mon Jan 7, 2013 12:06am GMT

TOKYO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged
up on Monday helped by encouraging U.S. economic data, while a
weakening yen lifted exporters.
    The Nikkei added 0.3 percent to 10,720.86, while the
broader Topix gained 0.6 percent to 894.03.

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.