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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 MILAN, Italy - Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Suma Chakrabarti and World Bank Director General Sri Mulyani Indrawati speak at the Finance for Food conference in Milan. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks at the National Savings & Loan Association - 0635 GMT. BRIGHTON, England - Bank of England’s Monetary policy Committee member Kristin Forbes gives speech at business summit on “Growing your business in a global economy” - 1030 GMT. BERLIN - European Central Bank member Benoit Couere at an interparliamentary conference “Towards a Progressive Europe” organized by German social democratic MPs in Berlin - 1130 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia releases Financial Stability Review - 0030 GMT. MONDAY, OCTOBER 19 CHICAGO - The board of governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hold a joint meeting on the Economic Growth and Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 regulations - 1400 GMT. RICHMOND - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on “Early Childhood Education in the Context of Lifetime Human Capital Investment” at an event hosted by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation - 1600 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the executive board of Sweden’s Riksbank. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20
LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and Deputy Governor Andrew Bailey appear before Treasury Committee - 0900 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting - 0030 GMT. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Former U.S. Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers and Former Council of Economic Advisers chair Laura Tyson participate in Center for American Progress “Creating Long-Term Value: Business Leaders on Shared Prosperity, Innovation and Investment” conference - 1230 GMT. OXFORD - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gives a lecture in Oxford - 1700 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and monetary policy report - 1400 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz holds a press conference after the interest rate announcement - 1515 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor (Financial System) Malcolm Edey speaks at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) 2015 Annual Australia conference - 2245 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22
LONDON - UK Finance Minister George Osborne appears before Treasury Committee to discuss Bank of England Bill - 0900 GMT. WASHINGTON - Former Federal Reserve vice chair Donald Kohn participates in a discussion on “The politics of the Fed: Past, present and future” before the Brookings Institution - 1430 GMT. MALTA - European Central Bank governing council meeting, followed by an announcement on interest rates and a news conference - 1145 GMT.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25 ABU DHABI - Summit on the Global Agenda 2015 (to Oct. 27).
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting (to Oct. 28).
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announces interest decision - 1800 GMT. LONDON - Former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke speaks at London School of Economics on his new book, The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and its Aftermath - 1830 GMT. TALLINN - Estonia central bank to release its financial stability report - 1000 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank announces interest rate decision - 0830 GMT. Monetary Policy Report will be published.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 LONDON - UK finance minister George Osborne meets Brazilian finance minister Joaquim Levy as a part of UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue. --------------------------------------------------------------- For enquiries to customer help desks: click PHONE/HELP for telephone numbers. For any questions or comments on the diary, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.