Nikkei gains as weaker yen buoys exporters

Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:05am GMT

TOKYO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose
on Friday as a sharp drop in the yen offered a boost to
exporters, while some mid-sized companies attracted buying from
retail investors on rosy earnings announcements.
    The Nikkei gained 1.6 percent to 10,792.30, while
the broader Topix added 1.4 percent to 910.37.

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.