TOKYO, April 10 (Reuters) - Tokyo rubber futures edged down on Wednesday, a day after hitting a two-week high, as investors shifted their focus to an expected increase in supply from Thailand later this month.
* The benchmark Tokyo Commodity Exchange rubber contract for September delivery was down 0.1 percent at 275.5 yen per kg as of 0040 GMT.
* The benchmark contract on Tuesday climbed as high as 280.3 yen, the highest since March 28.
* The Thai government is to host a regional rubber seminar in Phuket on April 10-12, when government representatives from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia are expected to discuss how to stabilise rubber prices.
* The dry season is almost over in Thailand, the world's biggest rubber producer. Historically, Thai supply increases after the end of the country's three-day Songkran water festival on April 16.
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* The yen bobbed around a nearly four-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, with strategists expecting the Japanese currency to weaken past the 100-yen level in coming days now that the Bank of Japan has unleashed its most ambitious monetary expansion campaign.
* Japan's Nikkei share average was up 0.9 percent on Wednesday morning.
* Brent crude futures rose above $105 per barrel on Tuesday after data showed China's inflation in March was slower than expected, giving its central bank room to keep monetary policy easy and support oil demand in the world's second-biggest consumer.
* The following data is expected on Wednesday: (Time in GMT)
N/A China Trade data
0645 France Industrial output
0800 Italy Industrial output
EIA petroleum status report
1600 U.S. World Agricultural Supply and Demand Report
1615 IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks
1800 FOMC releases minutes from its March 19-20 meeting
Federal budget (Reporting by Risa Maeda; Editing by Chris Gallagher)