Japan Calendar, Aug. 15-19

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.

Aug. 15

Economic Releases: 08:50 Gross domestic product, April-June quarter,

preliminary. 13:30 Current survey of selected service industries, June,

final report.

Other Events: 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 11:51 Imperial couple, Prime Minister Naoto Kan attend

memorial ceremony for war dead at Nippon Budokan in

Tokyo. 16:30 Fukushima nuclear disaster countermeasure headquarters

holds press conference on Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant.

Aug. 16

Other Events: NA Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Economy Minister

Kaoru Yosano and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano

give press conferences following Cabinet meeting. 10:20 Auction notice of Treasury Discount Bills. 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 12:35 Auction result of Treasury Discount Bills. 18:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster.

Aug. 17

Economic Releases: 10:30 Monthly labor survey for June, final report.

Others Events: NA Tokyo Electric Power Co. updates roadmap for

Fukushima nuclear disaster containment. 10:20 Auction notice of Treasury Discount Bills. 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 12:35 Auction result of Treasury Discount Bills. 18:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster.

Aug. 18

Economic Releases: 08:50 Trade statistics for July. 08:50 International transactions in securities for last week. 14:00 Diffusion indexes for June, revised.

Other Events: 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 13:00 Daiwa Institute of Research releases Japan’s economic

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

press conference. 16:30 Fukushima nuclear disaster countermeasure headquarters

holds press conference on Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant.

Aug. 19

Economic Events: 11:00 Electricity demand in July. 13:30 All industry activity index for June. 14:30 Crude steel production for July.

Other Events: NA Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Economy Minister

Kaoru Yosano and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano

give press conferences following a Cabinet meeting. 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 13:00 Nomura Securities releases report on economic outlook. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

press conference. 18:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster.

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