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LONDON - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will participate in a moderated conversation at the London School of Economics and Political Science - 0945 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England’s Sarah Breeden: CSFI Roundtable on Bank of England’s Procyclicality Working Group SEOUL - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to attend a financial forum hosted by Dong-A Ilbo and Channel A. Bernanke will speak about the global financial crisis and the South Korean economy - 0200 GMT. BATON ROUGE - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on “From Country Banks to SIFIs: The 100-year Quest for Financial Stability” before an event hosted by the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking - 0010 GMT. DRESDEN, Germany - G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet in Dresden (to May 29). U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to attend. SAPPORO, Japan - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Kikuo Iwata meets business leaders in Sapporo - 0130 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement - 1400 GMT. BRATISLAVA - National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) holds a news conference on financial stability - 1100 GMT. BELGRADE - Conference of central banks on EU accessions and their role in the process (to May 28). Central bank governors from Serbia, Montenegro, Albania and vice-governors from Bosnia, Macedonia, Slovenia and Turkey, representatives of the ECB, EU and Serbian government including Finance Minister Dusan Vujovic to attend.
SINGAPORE - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Monetary Authority of Singapore Banking Supervision and Regulation joint conference - 0620 GMT. SINGAPORE - G20-OECD high-level roundtable on institutional investors and long-term investment HELENA, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks on monetary policy at a community leader’s lunch. VIENNA - Austrian National Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny to hold a press conference after 2015 annual meeting - 0915 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB releases its financial stability report at a news conference with Vice President Vitor Constâncio - 0800 GMT.
FRIDAY, MAY 29 SOFIA - ECB board member Yves Mersch speaks at the Bulgarian Authorities 2015 IMF/World Bank Constituency Meetings - 1100 GMT. BRUSSELS - Bank of England’s Graham Young will be present at the panel on CCPs at the public hearing of the European Commission review of EMIR
SATURDAY, MAY 30 BARCELONA, Spain - ECB board member Vitor Constancio speaks at the XXXI Reunion Circulo de Economia - 0730 GMT.
STOCKHOLM - Sweden’s Riksbank holds executive board meeting. HARTFORD, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before the 2015 Workforce Stars Breakfast hosted by Capital Workforce Partners - 1305 GMT.
SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting - 0430 GMT. PARIS - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum 2015 (to June 3).
LUXEMBOURG - Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna speaks at the Luxembourg Renminbi Forum. CAPETOWN - World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 (to June 5). LONDON - Bank of England holds monetary policy committee meeting (to June 4). CHICAGO - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks before the Chicago banking symposium - 1815 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1800 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement and news conference - 1145 GMT. PARIS - Launch of Preliminary version of OECD Economic Outlook 2015. MIE, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Sayuri Shirai speaks at a meeting with business leaders.
THURSDAY, JUNE 4 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks on monetary policy at the central bank’s conference - 0000 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England announces rate decision - 1100 GMT. HELSINKI - ECB/Bank of Finland conference entitled “Getting the balance right: innovation, trust and regulation in retail payments” (to Jun 5). Speakers:- European Central Bank council member Yves Mersch, Central Bank of Mexico General Director Lorenza Martinez Trigueros, Reserve Bank of Australia Head of Payments Policy Department Tony Richards and European Central Bank council member Erkki Liikanen.
MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks before the Economic Club of Minnesota June Luncheon - 1630 GMT.
MONDAY, JUNE 8 LISBON - Bank of Portugal to release the summer economic bulletin, which might contain updated projections for GDP growth in 2015 and 2016.
HELSINKI - European Central Bank council member Erkki Liikanen to speak on monetary policy at a conference organised by Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority - 0600GMT.
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