Japan Calendar for Week of Jan. 24

The following is a calendar of expected financial events in Japan. Other calendars can be found at: {ECO JN <GO>} for economic indicators, {ACDR <GO>} for earnings, and {CACT <GO>} for corporate actions. Times may change.

Jan. 24

Economic Releases: 14:00 Domestic shipments of consumer electronic equipment

for Dec. 14:00 Supermarket sales for Dec.

Other Events: NA The 177th ordinary Diet session begins. Prime Minister

Naoto Kan gives speech. 10:00 Bank of Japan accounts as of Jan. 20. 10:30 Auction notice of the Auction for Enhanced-liquidity. 11:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference. 12:45 Result of the Auction for Enhanced-liquidity on Jan.

24. 14:00 Bank of Japan begins two-day monetary policy meeting. 15:30 Hiromasa Yonekura, chairman of Keidanren and also

chairman of Sumitomo Chemical Co., gives regular press

conference. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference.

Earnings: 15:00 KDDI Corp. (9433) NA Kabu.com Securities Co. (8703)

Jan. 25

Economic Releases: 14:00 Personal computer shipments for Dec. 15:00 Machine tools order for Dec., final report.

Other Events: NA Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Economy Minister

Kaoru Yosano and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano

give press conference following a Cabinet meeting. 09:00 Bank of Japan begins second day of two-day monetary

policy meeting, followed by a press conference by

Governor Masaaki Shirakawa at 15:30. 10:30 Announcement of 10-year Japanese government bonds. 15:00 Masayuki Oku, chairman of the Japanese Bankers’

Association and also chairman of Sumitomo Mitsui

Financial Group Inc., gives regular press conference. 15:00 Toru Hashimoto, Governor of Osaka Prefecture, gives

press conference. 15:30 Osaka Securities Exchange Co. President Michio Yoneda

gives regular press conference. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference.

Earnings: 15:10 Yahoo Japan Corp. (4689) NA Matsui Securities Co. (8628) NA Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. (4063)

Jan. 26

Economic Releases: 08:50 Corporate services price index for Dec.

Other Events: 10:00 Ministry of Finance holds director-general meeting of

local finance bureaus. 11:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference. 14:00 Bank of Japan releases monthly report of recent

economic and financial developments for January. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference.

Earnings: NA Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. (6305) NA Monex Group Inc. (8698) NA SBI Holdings Inc. (8473)

Jan. 27

Economic Releases: 08:50 Trade statistics for Dec. 08:50 International transactions in securities for last week.

Other Events: NA Sony Corp. unveils new PlayStation Portable model. 10:30 Auction notice of 2-year Japanese government bonds. 10:30 Announcement of the Auction for Enhanced-liquidity. 11:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference. 12:45 Auction result of 2-year Japanese government bonds. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference. 16:30 Bank of Japan releases full text of monthly report of

recent economic and financial developments for January.

Earnings: 15:00 Komatsu Ltd. (6301) 15:00 NEC Corp. (6701) NA Advantest Corp. (6857) NA Canon Inc. (7751) NA Heiwa Real Estate Co. (8803) NA Jupiter Telecommunications Co. (4817) NA Kyocera Corp. (6971) NA Nintendo Co. (7974)

Jan. 28

Economic Releases: 08:30 Jobless rate for Dec. 08:30 Job-to-applicant ratio for Dec. 08:30 Household spending for Dec. 08:30 Consumer price index. 08:50 Current survey of commerce for Dec. 08:50 Input-output price index of the manufacturing industry

by sector, Dec.

Other Events: NA Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Economy Minister

Kaoru Yosano and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano

give press conference, following a Cabinet meeting. NA Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc. President Atsushi Saito

gives regular press conference. 08:50 Minutes of Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting held

on Dec. 20 and Dec. 21. 15:00 Kazumasa Iwata, president of the Japan Center for

Economic Research, gives press conference on 2011

economic outlook. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference. 16:10 Hiromasa Yonekura, chairman of Keidanren and also

chairman of Sumitomo Chemical Co., gives press

conference, following reception with the lobby group’s

Kansai area members.

Earnings: 15:00 NTT DoCoMo Inc. (9437) 15:30 Oki Electric Industry Co. (6703) NA Fujifilm Holdings Corp. (4901) NA Fujitsu Ltd. (6702) NA JFE Holdings Inc. (5411) NA Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. (4902) NA Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co. (8615) NA Nippon Steel Corp. (5401) NA Nomura Research Institute Ltd. (4307) NA Promise Co. (8574) NA Renesas Electronics Corp. (6723) NA Seiko Epson Corp. (6724) NA Sekisui Chemical Co. (4204) NA Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. (8316) NA Yamato Holdings Co. (9064)

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