DIARY-Top Economic Events to April 27

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FRIDAY, APRIL 15 WASHINGTON - 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (to April 17). WASHINGTON - IMF discussion on "Private Sector Solutions in Challenging Markets" - 1300 GMT. WASHINGTON - Press briefing: European Department at IMF headquarters - 1315 GMT. WASHINGTON - Press briefing: African Department at IMF headquarters - 1415 GMT. WASHINGTON - Press briefing: Middle East and Central Asia Department at IMF headquarters - 1515 GMT. WASHINGTON - G20 press conference at IMF headquarters - 1715 GMT. WASHINGTON - Press briefing: Western Hemisphere Department at IMF headquarters - 1815 GMT. WASHINGTON - World Bank holds discussion on "Forced Displacement: A Global Development Challenge". Speakers: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and Kingdom of Jordan Queen Rania Al-Abdullah - 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON - IMF holds discussion on "Sub-Saharan Africa: Just a Rough Patch?". Speakers: African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun, IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa and Rwanda Finance Minister Claver Gatete - 1530 GMT. WASHINGTON - World Bank holds discussion on "Digital Dividends for East Asia Pacific - Faster Growth, More Jobs and Better Governance?" - 1630 GMT. WASHINGTON - World Bank holds discussion on "Competition Policy in Developing Countries: Helping Markets Perform Better", Speakers:- Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Secretary General Angel Gurria and World Bank Chief Financial Officer Joaquim Levy - 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - World Bank hosts discussion on "Powering Up Growth: Ideas for Beating the Slowdown". Speakers: Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Angola Finance Minister Armando Manuel and Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko - 2000 GMT. WASHINGTON - A Celebration of the United Nations and World Bank Group partnership. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to attend - 2130 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the J.P. Morgan Investment Seminar - 1630 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia financial stability review report - 0130 GMT. SATURDAY, APRIL 16 WASHINGTON - World Bank holds discussion on "State of the Africa Region" - 1500 GMT. WASHINGTON - African finance ministers press briefing - 1500 GMT. Swaziland Finance Minister Martin Dlamini and Somalia Finance Minister Mohamed Adan Ibrahim to attend. WASHINGTON - International Monetary and Financial Committee press conference at the IMF headquarters - 1700 GMT. WASHINGTON - IMF holds discussion on "The Evolving Role of China in the Global Economy" - 1930 GMT. SUNDAY, APRIL 17 WASHINGTON - IMF holds "Fiscal Forum 2016: Strengthening the International Tax System" - 1300 GMT. Speakers: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson. WASHINGTON - World Bank holds discussion on "A New Vision for Financing Development". Speakers: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan and Ghana Finance Minister Seth Terkper - 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON - IMF holds discussion on "Digital Disruptions to the Financial System: Opportunities and Threats" - Panel 1 - Fintech - 1400 GMT. IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton and Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins to speak. WASHINGTON - IMF holds discussion on "Digital Disruptions to the Financial System: Opportunities and Threats" - Panel 1 - Cyber Security. U.S. Department of the Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin to speak - 1400 GMT. MONDAY, APRIL 18 MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari speaks before the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce - 1630 GMT. NEW BRITAIN - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives lecture before the Central Connecticut State University American Savings Foundation Distinguished Lecture Series - 2300 GMT.   Continued...