Nikkei holding steady with all eyes on BOJ meeting

Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:08am GMT

TOKYO, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average barely
budged at Tuesday's open ahead of the end of a Bank of Japan
policy meeting, at which the central bank is largely expected to
set a 2 percent inflation target and introduce more aggressive
easing steps.
    The Nikkei inched up 0.1 percent to 10,755.98 while
the Topix also tiptoed up 0.1 percent to 905.62.

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.