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
    The Nikkei gained 0.7 percent to 10,578.57 while the
broader Topix added 0.8 percent to 879.05.

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.