Nikkei scales 7-month high on softer yen

Wed Dec 5, 2012 7:04pm EST

TOKYO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average climbed to a
seven-month high in early trade on Thursday, buoyed by a weaker
yen on persistent speculation the central bank will adopt bolder
    The Nikkei rose 0.8 percent to 9,539.74, while the
broader Topix advanced 1 percent to 789.22.

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.