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FRIDAY, APRIL 1 NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the New York Association for Business Economics - 1700 GMT. OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada will release its business outlook survey, a summary of interviews conducted by the central bank’s regional offices with the senior management of about 100 firms. The bank will also release its senior loan officer survey which collects information on business-lending practices of Canadian financial institutions - 1430 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain publishes its macroeconomic forecasts - 1000 GMT. DUBLIN - Ireland’s central bank gives its quarterly update on the health of the economy, having nudged up its forecast for 2016 GDP growth to 4.8 percent three months ago, before official figures showed the economy grew faster than they had anticipated in 2015 - 1000 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 4 MINNEAPOLIS - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a Town Hall discussion on ending “Too Big To Fail” - 2300 GMT. BOSTON - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on “A View on Cybersecurity and Financial Stability from the CEO” before the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 2016 Cyber security Conference - 1415 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada will release its business outlook survey, a summary of interviews conducted by the central bank’s regional offices with the senior management of about 100 firms. The bank will also release its senior loan officer survey, which collects information on business-lending practices of Canadian financial institutions - 1430 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will speak to elementary students about the public consultations to choose a woman to appear on a bank note - 1400 GMT. ROME - European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet to address an economic conference at Rome’s Luiss University - 0820 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 5 VANCOUVER - Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins gives a speech in Vancouver - 1845 GMT. FRANKFURT/BERLIN - Launch of OECD Economic Survey of Germany. FRANKFURT - International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann speaks at the Research Center SAFE - 0730 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting - 0430 GMT. HONG KONG - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference 2016 - 0500 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 NEW YORK - Women in the World Summit (to Apr. 8). International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde will be the key speaker. CLEVELAND - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the U.S. and regional economic outlook and monetary policy before a joint Cleveland Association for Business Economics, CFA Society Cleveland, and Risk Management Association of Northern Ohio luncheon - 1620 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Open Market Committee to publish the minutes from its March meeting - 1800 GMT. ZURICH - Swiss National Bank news conference to unveil new 50-franc note. Swiss National Bank members of governing board to attend - 0715 GMT. HOBART - Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor (Economic) Christopher Kent speaks at the University of Tasmania, hosted by The Economic Society, on Economic Forecasting at the Reserve Bank of Australia - 0700 GMT.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7 FRANKFURT - European Central Bank governing council members Peter Praet, Benoit Coeure and Ignazio Visco speak at a conference. OSLO - Norges Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen addresses foreign embassy representatives - 1300 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 8 YORK, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George speaks on the U.S. economy before an economic forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Omaha branch - 0015 GMT.
MONDAY, APRIL 11 RUSTON, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a community forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - 1700 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda delivers speech at annual meeting of trust banks - 0615 GMT.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12 SAN FRANCISCO - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on U.S. monetary policy and the global economic outlook before the Lendlt USA 2016 Conference - 1900 GMT. KONGSBERG, Norway - Lecture for Regional Network. Speakers:- Norges Central Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Deputy Governor Egil Matsen.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1800 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada key policy interest rate announcement and Monetary Policy Report - 1400 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will hold a press conference following the bank’s interest rate decision and the release of the monetary policy report - 1515 GMT. SHIMONOSEKI, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Yutaka Harada to speak to business leaders in Shimonoseki.
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