Nikkei ends up on exporters as yen retreats

Wed Jan 9, 2013 6:12am GMT

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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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.