Main events scheduled in Japan for Feb. 13-19:
Feb. 13 (Mon)
-- Tokyo District Court to hand down ruling on SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., former executive indicted for violating the financial instruments and exchange law in market manipulation scandal.
Feb. 14 (Tues)
-- Preliminary gross domestic product data for October-December period to be released by Cabinet Office.
Feb. 15 (Wed)
-- Number of foreign visitors to Japan in January to be released by Japan National Tourism Organization.
Feb. 16 (Thurs)
-- Customs-cleared trade statistics for January to be released by Finance Ministry.
-- Machinery orders for December, whole of 2022 to be released by Cabinet Office.
-- Keidanren chief to hold press conference in Hiroshima.
-- Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Marine Corps to start joint drill simulating defense of remote islands.
Feb. 17 (Fri)
-- Tokyo District Court to hold first hearing for former ADK Holdings Inc. President Shinichi Ueno over Olympics bribery.
Feb. 18 (Sat)
-- No major events.
Feb. 19 (Sun)
-- Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan to hold convention in Tokyo.
-- Last day of display of giant panda Xiang Xiang at Tokyo's Ueno Zoological Gardens before she is sent to China.