April 19 (Reuters) -
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TUESDAY, APRIL 19 NEW YORK - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens speaks at the Credit Suisse 2016 Global Macro Conference - 1330 GMT. LONDON - UK Finance Minister George Osborne to appear before Parliament’s Treasury Committee to discuss EU membership. LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee - 1435 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of its April monetary policy meeting - 0130 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Luis Maria Linde will deliver the closing speech of the XXIII Financial Sector meeting: “The challenge of profit in an uncertain environment,” organized by ABC and Deloitte - 1140 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance - 1500 GMT. MADRID - Spain’s acting Economy Minister Luis de Guindos to talk in Parliament on the 2015 public deficit - 0900 GMT. BRATISLAVA - National Bank of Slovakia Governor Jozef Makuch will address a business chamber conference - 1000 GMT. Other participants include Finance Minister Peter Kazimir.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20 STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank holds monetary policy meeting (to April 21). OSLO - Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen speaks at the Norwegian Polytechnic Society - 0530 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will appear before the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce - 2015 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the ECB Generation Euro competition. THURSDAY, APRIL 21 PRAGUE - Joint European Central Bank and Czech National Bank conference on “Productivity and external rebalancing” (to April 22). Speakers: Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer, European Central Bank editorial board member Filippo di Mauro and Bank of Portugal economist Joao Amador. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary policy report will be published - 0730 GMT.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22 AMSTERDAM - Eurogroup meeting.
MONDAY, APRIL 25 FRANKFURT - Joint conference of the European Commission and European Central Bank on “Completing European financial integration: What next?” Speakers: European Commission’s Jonathan Hill, ECB members Vitor Constancio and Benoit Coeure.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26 NEW YORK - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will gives a speech to the Investment Industry Association of Canada and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - 1240 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee two-day meeting on interest rates (to April 27)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 TALLINN - Estonian central bank to release its financial stability report. Governor Ardo Hansson to hold press conference - 0800 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee announces decision on interest rate, followed by statement - 1800 GMT. VANCOUVER - Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. Morneau will provide an overview of the Canadian government’s plan to strengthen the middle class and invest in the economy - 1900 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting (to April 28). WELLINGTON - Reserve Bank of New Zealand announces official cash rate - 2100 GMT. TOKYO - Bank of Japan interest rate decision - 2200 GMT. THURSDAY, APRIL 28 LONDON - Bank of England former Deputy Governor Charlie Bean speaks at Office for National Statistics Economic Forum - 0830 GMT. MADRID - Bank of Spain Governor Luis Linde will participate in the conference in tribute to Federico Prades, “Challenges for the Spanish Economy” - 1100 GMT. FRIDAY, APRIL 29 LONDON - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on “Prospects for the American Economy” before the OFMIM City Lecture event - 1030 GMT. --------------------------------------------------------------- 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.