Main events scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 20

Main events scheduled in Japan for Tuesday, Sept. 20:

-- Japan to start vaccinating people aged 60 and over, medical personnel against Omicron coronavirus variant.

-- Nationwide consumer price index for August to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications at 8:30 a.m.

-- Average land prices to be released by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism at 4:50 p.m.

-- Japan Business Federation Chairman Masakazu Tokura to hold press conference.

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