Nikkei ends up on exporters as yen retreats
TOKYO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average rose on Wednesday, as a halt in the yen's gains prompted investors to buy shares of exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co who would gain from a more competitive currency. The Nikkei gained 0.7 percent to 10,578.57 while the broader Topix added 0.8 percent to 879.05.
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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.