Nikkei extends losses; Apple suppliers in spotlight

Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:05am GMT

TOKYO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average extended
losses after three days of declines, with Japanese parts
suppliers for the iPhone in the spotlight after Apple 
announced disappointing sales figures for the smartphone.
    The Nikkei slipped 0.3 percent to 10,456.41 while
the broader Topix dropped 0.6 percent to 882.12.

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.