Main events scheduled for Dec. 27-Jan. 2

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Main events scheduled in Japan for Dec. 27-Jan. 2:

Dec. 27 (Mon)

-- Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions from Dec. 16-17 Policy Board meeting.

Dec. 28 (Tues)

-- Most Japanese companies, government offices to have final working day of the year.

-- Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to release ratio of job offers to job seekers for November.

-- Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to release preliminary industrial production index for November.

-- Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to release unemployment rate for November.

Dec. 29 (Wed)

-- Princess Kako, niece of Emperor Naruhito and younger daughter of Crown Prince Fumihito, to turn 27.

Dec. 30 (Thurs)

-- Tokyo Stock Exchange to hold final trading session of the year.

Dec. 31 (Fri)

-- No major events.

Jan. 1 (Sat)

-- New Year's Day national holiday.

-- Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, trade agreement involving 15 countries including Japan, to take effect.

Jan. 2 (Sun)

-- No major events.