Oct 26 (Reuters) -
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 26 BRUSSELS - European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch speaks at Belgian Financial Forum on “The Challenges of Innovation” in an event organized by the National Bank of Belgium - 1045 GMT. MUNICH - Germany’s Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret to speak on “Total digital? Future of the banking industry” - 1545 GMT.
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). MEXICO CITY - European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) - 2200 GMT. HALIFAX, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Tim Lane will give a speech in Halifax - 1520 GMT.
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. RIGA - European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks at a panel discussion on “What challenges high public debts pose for monetary policy?” at Latvija’s Bankas Economic Conference “Quo vadis, Europe? How to achieve growth in high debt environment?” 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. BERLIN - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio and Single Resolution Board chair Elke Koenig speak.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives opening remarks before the Workforce Development Panel and Book Launch hosted by the Federal Reserve - 1310 GMT. LONDON - UK Finance Minister George Osborne meets Brazilian Finance Minister Joaquim Levy as a part of UK-Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue. LONDON - European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio speaks on “The Role of Stress Testing in the European Central Bank’s Policy Framework” at a conference on “Stress Testing and Macro-prudential Regulation: A Transatlantic Assessment” - 1400 GMT. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in a discussion on “Where Interest Rates Will Be When the Economy is (Finally) Healthy and Why It Matters” at event hosted by the Brookings Institution in Washington - 1400 GMT. KANSAS CITY - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on “Federal Reserve Structure” before the CityAge “The New American City” Conference - 1525 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan announces interest rate decision - 0200 GMT.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2 FRANKFURT - ILF Conference with Hengeler Mueller: “One Year of SSM: Effective and Efficient Supervision in a Volatile World?”. Speakers:- European Central Bank Single Resolution Board chair Elke Koenig and Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3 LONDON - Bank of England Deputy Governor Andrew Bailey takes part in banking conference. --------------------------------------------------------------- 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.