Dec. 6 Economic Releases: 11:00 Unit sales of new vehicles by brand for November. 11:00 Unit sales of light vehicles by brand for November. 11:00 Unit sales of imported vehicles for November. Other Events: 11:00 Nissan Motor Co. to brief press on global sales Strategy at Yokohama headquarters. Senior Vice President Junichi Endo to attend. 12:00 Mazda Motor Corp. President Takashi Yamanouchi speaks at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan. 15:30 Hiromasa Yonekura, chairman of Keidanren and also chairman of Sumitomo Chemical Co., holds regular news conference. Dec. 7 Economic Releases: 08:50 Official reserve assets as of end of November. 08:50 Bank of Japan’s transactions with the government, November. 08:50 Monetary base and the Bank of Japan’s transactions, November. 14:00 Diffusion indexes for October. 15:00 Amounts outstanding in the call market, November. Other Events: 11:00 KDDI, Softbank, NTT DoCoMo announce net change and accumulated mobile phone contracts for November. Dec. 8 Economic Releases: 08:50 Machine orders for October. 08:50 Balance of payment statistics for October. 08:50 Principal figures of financial institutions, November. 08:50 Money stock for November. 08:50 Gross external debt position of Japan at the end of September, preliminary estimate. 13:30 Bankruptcies for November. 14:00 Economy watchers survey, November. 14:00 Domestic mobile phone shipments for October. Other Events: N/A. Dec. 9 Economic Releases: 08:50 Gross Domestic Product, July-Sept. quarter. 08:50 International transactions in securities for last week. 11:00 Office vacancy rate. 13:30 Current survey of selected service industries for October, preliminary. 15:00 Machine tool orders for November, preliminary. Other Events: 10:30 Bank of Japan board member Yoshihisa Morimoto speaks in Saitama. 14:00 Bank of Japan board member Yoshihisa Morimoto to Hold news conference.
Dec. 10Economic Releases: 08:50 Business outlook survey, October through December. 08:50 Corporate goods price index for November. 10:30 Japanese beer shipments for November. 14:00 Consumer confidence survey for November. 16:30 Basic figures on fails, November. Other Events: N/A: Pola Orbis Holdings Inc. (4927) lists on Tokyo Stock Exchange. 15:20 Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hirohide Yamaguchi to speak in Tokyo.