Nikkei falls as euro zone uncertainty sours mood

Fri Feb 8, 2013 12:05am GMT

TOKYO, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average
extended its losses to a second day on Friday as investor
sentiment was dented by uncertainty over the euro zone economy,
triggered by gloomy comments from the ECB president on Europe's
     The Nikkei average fell 1.0 percent to 11,241.09,
while the broader Topix dropped 0.5 percent to 963.96.

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.