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JAPAN DAYBOOK: Sony, NEC, Fast Retailing, Tokyo Electron

Trading companies report earnings. Fast Retailing reports April sales.

ECONOMY *Monetary base for April; prior +16.9% YoY

GOVERNMENT *Chief Cabinet Secretary Edano regular briefings

CORPORATE *Fast Retailing (9983 JP) April sales; March -10.5%

EARNINGS *Mitsui (8031 JP) FY 1:30pm; net income forecast 370b yen, est. 378b yen *Itochu (8001 JP) FY 2pm; net income forecast 160b yen, est. 177b yen *Marubeni (8002 JP) FY 2:30pm; net income forecast 135b yen, est. 139b yen *Nomura Real Estate (3231 JP) FY 3pm; net income forecast 5.4b yen, est. 7.3b yen *Kirin (2503 JP) 1Q 3:30pm; full yr net income forecast 58b, est. 64.9b yen *Oriental Land (4661 JP) FY 4:30pm; net income forecast 30.88b yen, est. 28b yen *Showa Shell (5002 JP) 1Q; Full yr net income forecast 18.5b yen, est. 24.6b yen

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