Nikkei snaps 5-day winning streak on euro zone worries

Tue Feb 5, 2013 6:05am GMT

TOKYO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell
on Tuesday, snapping a five-day winning streak as renewed
worries about the euro zone crisis triggered profit-taking from
recent gains, with the benchmark pulling away from a 33-month
high hit the previous day.
    The Nikkei dropped 1.9 percent to 11,046.92, moving
away from a 33-month closing high of 11,260.35 hit on Monday.
    The broader Topix fell 1.7 percent to 939.70.

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.