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Reference | The Week Ahead Jun 30, 2019

The week ahead for July 1 to July 7

Monday Bank of Japan to release June tankan survey. The previous quarterly survey showed business sentiment among large manufacturers worsened in March compared with three months earlier in the biggest point loss since December 2012. Economists forecast business sentiment among large manufacturers will deteriorate ...

Reference Jun 23, 2019

The week ahead for June 24 to June 30

Monday Use of trash cans and coin lockers at stations in Osaka Prefecture and neighboring areas to be suspended through June 29 to ensure security for Group of 20 summit. Tuesday Nissan Motor Co. to hold annual shareholders meeting. The automaker is likely to secure ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jun 16, 2019

The week ahead for June 17 to June 23

Monday Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya to visit Akita Prefecture amid local anger at errors in a geographical survey which his ministry used to select it as a potential host for Aegis Ashore missile defense system. Tuesday Pierre Taki, actor and member of Japanese techno-pop duo ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jun 9, 2019

The week ahead for June 10 to June 16

Monday House of Councilors' audit committee to hold concluding debate on the state's financial statement for fiscal 2017, attended by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Cabinet members. Opposition parties are expected to take up the consumption tax hike slated for October and Japan-U.S. trade ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Jun 2, 2019

The week ahead for June 3 to June 9

Monday Finance Ministry to release statistics showing corporate financial results by industry for January-March period. Capital expenditure data will be closely monitored by economists for influence on the revised gross domestic product for the January-March quarter due out June 10. Preliminary data showed that ...

Reference | The Week Ahead May 26, 2019

The week ahead for May 27 to June 2

Monday U.S. President Donald Trump to become first foreign leader to meet new Emperor Naruhito since enthronement on May 1. Trump is then to hold talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss security and trade issues before attending banquet at Imperial Palace. Tuesday Trump ...

Reference | The Week Ahead May 19, 2019

The week ahead for May 20 to May 26

Monday Cabinet Office to release preliminary data for January-March gross domestic product. The focus is on whether Japan's economy shrank in the quarter amid a slowdown in the Chinese economy and a trade dispute between the United States and China. A weak result may ...