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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 DUBAI - Global Women's Forum Dubai (to Feb. 24). Speakers:- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan. BALTIMORE, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Can Monetary Policy Affect Economic Growth?" before the "Leaders + Legends" lecture series sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School - 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States - Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan speaks at an engagement where he will likely comment on the outlook for the U.S. economy and monetary policy - 1645 GMT. GULEPH, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri speaks at the Guelph Chamber of Commerce - 1735 GMT. FRANKFURT - German Bundesbank Chief Jens Weidmann holds a news conference - 1300 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability Jon Cunliffe gives a lecture at the London South Bank University - 1730 GMT. FRANKFURT - German Bundesbank Chief Jens Weidmann and Bundesbank Board member Joachim Nagel to speak at a Deutsche Bundesbank press conference organised for the publication of the Financial Statements 2015 - 1000 GMT. GHENT, Belgium - National Bank of Belgium Governor Jan Smets to present the Belgium National Bank's annual report - 1900 GMT.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Money Marketeers of New York University - 0000 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before an event hosted by the New York University Stern School of Business - 1700 GMT. ATLANTA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives welcome remarks before the 2016 Banking Outlook Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - 1315 GMT. KAGOSHIMA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi speaks to business leaders in Kagoshima. TORONTO - Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa presents the province's 2016 budget plan. BREGENZ, Austria - National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny to speak about European interest rate policies and China - 1745 GMT.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell participates in panel, "Language after Liftoff: Fed Communication Away from the Zero Lower Bound" before the 2016 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum - 1515 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard participates in panel, "International Monetary Policy Synchronization" before the 2016 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum - 1830 GMT. LONDON - Office for National Statistics holds discussion at Bank of England on housing costs and inflation - 0930 GMT. SHANGHAI, China - Meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors and deputies (to Feb. 27). NEW YORK - European Central Bank chief economist Peter Praet participates in a panel discussion at the "U.S. Monetary Policy Forum (USMPF)" - 1830 GMT.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting - 0330 GMT. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1900 GMT. ABU DHABI - Global Financial Markets Forum (to Mar. 3). Speakers: UAE Minister of State H.E. Reem Al Hashimi, former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Tony Blair and former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis. THURSDAY, MARCH 3 LONDON - Germany Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble gives a lecture at the London School of Economics - 1730 GMT. NAHA, Japan - Speech by Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso.
SUNDAY, MARCH 6 WASHINGTON - Institute of International Bankers annual Washington conference (to Mar. 8). Speakers: Bank of England's Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk Alex Brazier and Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard.
MONDAY, MARCH 7 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks at a luncheon and receives an award before the National Association for Business Economics Annual Economic Policy Conference in Washington - 1730 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement - 1500 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand monetary policy statement and official cash rate (OCR) - 2000 GMT. --------------------------------------------------------------- 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.