Japan Calendar, Aug. 29-Sept. 2

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. 29

Other Events: 11:00 Democratic Party of Japan begins election for new

leader. 11:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano gives regular

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

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 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. 30

Economic Events: 08:30 Jobless rate for July. 08:30 Job-to-applicant ratio for July. 08:30 Household spending for July. 08:50 Average contract interest rates on loans and discounts,

July. 08:50 Deposits, vault cash, and loans and discounts

outstanding by prefecture for July. 08:50 Current survey of commerce for July. 15:00 Machine tool orders for July, final report.

Other Events: NA Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Economy Minister

Kaoru Yosano and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano

give press conferences following Cabinet meeting. NA Japan parliament appoints new prime minister. 10:30 Auction notice of 2-year Japanese government bonds. 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 12:45 Auction result of 2-year Japanese government bonds. 18:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster.

Aug. 31

Economic Releases: 08:50 Industrial production for July. 08:50 Commitment lines extended by Japanese banks, July. 10:30 Monthly labor survey for July, preliminary. 11:00 Electricity demand in July, final report. 13:00 Vehicle production for July. 13:30 Oil statistics for July. 14:00 Housing starts for July. 14:00 Value of construction orders for July.

Other Events: NA Japan parliament session ends. 10:20 Auction notice of Treasury Discount Bills. 11:00 Payment and settlement statistics for July. 11:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary gives regular press conference. 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 12:35 Auction result of Treasury Discount Bills. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary gives regular press conference. 18:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 19:00 Foreign exchange intervention operations, Aug.,

Ministry of Finance. 19:30 Sources of changes in current account balances at the

Bank of Japan and market operations, preliminary

figures for Aug.

Sept. 1

Economic Events: 08:50 International transactions in securities for last week. 10:00 Digital camera shipment volume for July. 14:00 Unit sales of new vehicles for Aug. 14:00 Unit sales of light vehicles for Aug.

Other Events: 10:30 Auction notice of 10-year Japanese government bonds. 11:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary gives regular press conference. 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 12:45 Auction result of 10-year Japanese government bonds. 13:00 Sources of changes in current account balances at Bank

of Japan and market operations, Aug. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary 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.

Sept. 2

Economic Events: 08:50 Financial statements statistics of corporations by

industry for April to June period, Ministry of Finance. 08:50 Monetary base for Aug.

Other Events: NA Finance Minister, Economy Minister and Chief Cabinet

Secretary give press conferences following Cabinet

meeting. 08:50 Sources of changes in current account balances,

projections for Sept. 10:00 Bank of Japan accounts as of Aug. 31. 11:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster. 15:00 UN World Food Programme’s Ramiro Lopes da Silva gives

press conference at Japan National Press Club in Tokyo. 16:00 Chief Cabinet Secretary gives regular press conference. 18:00 Tokyo Electric Power Co. gives press conference on

Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear disaster.

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