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JOHANNESBURG - Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks at the Annual Discovery Leadership Summit in Johannesburg. MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks before the Mexican Bankers Association - 0000 GMT. TORONTO, Canada - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem speaks at an event in Toronto - 0015 GMT. SEATTLE, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before an event hosted by the Seattle University Albers School of Business and Economics - 0130 GMT. DUBLIN - Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan will speak at the NRPF (National Pensions Reserve Fund) event - 0830 GMT. BRUSSELS - EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn presents the report on “EU macro-economic imbalances” in Brussels - 1130 GMT. BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his Austrian counterpart Michael Spindelegger will hold a joint press conference in Berlin - 1330 GMT. MANCHESTER, England - Bank of England, Director of Financial Stability, Andy Haldane speaks at the University of Manchester - 1430 GMT. VICTORIA, Canada - Joint CMA/CGA/FMI Workshop on “Financial Sustainability and Resource Development”(to Mar 06). Bank of Canada Deputy Governor John Murray will be the keynote speaker. FRANKFURT - Bank of International Settlements (BIS) chief Jaime Caruana gives lecture in Frankfurt on “Global Liquidity: Where it stands and Why it Matters” - 1630 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Sveriges Riksbank holds Executive Board meeting. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1900 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting (to Mar 06). OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement.


WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies on the Obama fiscal 2015 budget proposal before the House Ways and Means Committee in Washington - 1430 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference in Frankfurt - 1430 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a discussion hosted by the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones - 1315 GMT. LONDON - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on “Perspectives on the Economy and Monetary Policy” before the Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) Golden Lecture Series - 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives lecture on the economic outlook at Georgetown University in Washington - 2300 GMT. LONDON - Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alice Rivlin, to participate at the Chatham House event on “Dilemmas of the US and EU Economies: What Next?”. TRONDHEIM - Norway Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a lecture at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. STOCKHOLM - Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Karolina Ekholm will participate in an open hearing on monetary policy at the Riksdag Committee on Finance. ZURICH - French finance minister Pierre Moscovici visits Switzerland. LONDON - Bank of England (BoE) announces interest rate decision. FRANKFURT - ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and News conference - 1245 GMT.

FRIDAY, MAR 07 HOUSTON, United States - Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks before the HIS CERAWeek 2014 conference in Houston, Texas - 1730 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks on the economy and local conditions before community and business leaders - 1700 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Glenn Stevens testifies before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics - 2230 GMT.


ABU DHABI - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will visit Abu Dhabi.


BRUSSELS - Eurogroup Meeting. PARIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser participates in the Global Interdependence Center “Monetary Policy & Banks and the Rise of Global Protectionism” conference in Paris, France - 0945 GMT. COLUMBUS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Turner College of Business Executive Speaker Series hosted by Columbus State University - 1640 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting (to Mar 11).


BRUSSELS - Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN).


FRANKFURT - ECB chief economist Peter Praet speaks at debate on “Current issues in and challenges for central bank communication” at the ECB and its Watchers XV conference organized by the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt, Germany - 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure speaks at a debate on “Current challenges for the conduct of monetary policy in the euro area” at the ECB and its Watchers XV conference organized by the Center for Financial Studies in Frankfurt, Germany - 1000 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB executive board member Yves Mersch speaks at a debate on “Challenges for the ECB resulting from its double role as monetary policy maker and financial supervisor” in Frankfurt - 1300 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at the Sydney Institute.


VIENNA - ECB President Mario Draghi speaks at the awarding ceremony of the Schumpeter Award organized by Schumpeter Gesellschaft in Vienna, Austria - 1700 GMT. PARIS - ECB executive board member Benoit Coeure speaks on “Achieving a fully integrated banking union - the three pillars of the European Central Bank” at The Economist’s Future of Banking Summit “Adapting to change: tomorrow’s banking model” in Paris, France - 0815 GMT. WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces Monetary Policy Statement and Official Cash Rate (OCR). TOKYO - Bank of Japan releases the Minutes of its February policy-setting meeting - 2350 GMT.

FRIDAY, MAR 14 STANFORD, United States - Federal Reserve vice chair nominee Stanley Fischer speaks before a dinner at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Economic Summit 2014 - 0145 GMT.


LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor for Financial Stability John Cunliffe will take part in a conference at Chatham House titled “New Rules on Market Structure, Trading and Funding” - 0930 GMT.

TUESDAY, MAR 18 WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) holds two-day meeting on interest rates.

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