April 21 (Reuters) -
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Major central bank events ** This Diary is filed daily ** ——————————————————————————————— THURSDAY, APRIL 21 NEW YORK - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to deliver remarks at the United Nations ‘How the financial system can support delivery of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, including for employment and growth, investment, and climate action’- 1400 GMT. 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. STOCKHOLM - Sweden Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley to give a speech on the Swedish economy and the current repo rate decision - 1145 GMT.
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. NEW YORK - Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz holds a press conference - 1350 GMT. WASHINGTON - U.S. Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee two-day meeting on interest rates (to April 27). FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Macroprudential Policy and Research conference with European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio and Finnish central bank chief Erkii Liikanen - 2200 GMT.
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 - UK finance minister George Osborne to appear before Parliament’s Treasury Committee to discuss EU membership - 0930 GMT. 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” as part of the OMFIF City Lecture series - 1030 GMT. BRUSSELS - First Single Resolution Board (SRB) Conference “Charting the course: making bank resolution work” - 0700 GMT. Speakers:- European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness Jyrki Tapani Katainen, Bank of England Executive Director Resolution Andrew Gracie, Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe and Bank of France Second Deputy Governor Robert Ophele. STOCKHOLM - Meeting of the General Council of the Riksbank.
MONDAY, MAY 2 BEVERLY HILLS, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams gives panel presentation, “Systemic Risk: Inevitable or Preventable?” before the Milken Institute 2016 Global Conference - 2130 GMT. FRANKFURT - Asian Development Bank holds its four-day annual meeting in Frankfurt (to May 5). LUCERNE, Switzerland - Financial seminar on challenges posed by euro. Swiss National Bank Chairman Thomas Jordan and European Central Bank Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger will be speaking.
TUESDAY, MAY 3 AMELIA ISLAND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester introduces and moderates panel, “Unconventional Wisdom: How Will Unusual Monetary Policy Affect Market Liquidity?” at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Financial Markets Conference - 1430 GMT.
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