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Political and general news ** This Diary is filed daily ** -------------------------------------------------------------- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31 ST. PAUL, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on “The Role of the Fed and its Board of Directors,” hosted by the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation - 1200 GMT. BEIJING - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren participates in panel before the “Business Cycles, Financial Markets and Monetary Policy With Special Application to China” conference hosted by the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) - 0715 GMT. BEIJING - European Central Bank board member Peter Praet participates in panel before the “Business Cycles, Financial Markets and Monetary Policy with Special Application to China” conference hosted by the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) - 0715 GMT. SINGAPORE - Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) Guy Debelle speaks at the FX Week Asia. NIIGATA, Japan - Bank of Japan board member Yukitoshi Funo delivers speech and holds a news conference. FRANKFURT - Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a conference - 0600 GMT. FRANKFURT - Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau speaks at a conference - 1230 GMT. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 ALPBACH, Austria - National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny takes part in a panel discussion on “Easy Money Policy: Free Money for All or Necessary Safety Net?” - 1600 GMT. ALPBACH, Austria - Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling takes part in a panel discussion entitled “Late Night Talk: Debating Finance” - 1930 GMT. LEXINGTON, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on “Community Development” before the 2016 Kentucky Summit on Philanthropy hosted by the Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative - 1625 GMT. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of New York co-sponsors webcast on findings from the bank’s Survey of Consumer Expectations including Americans’ views on inflation, job prospects and earnings growth, and expectations about future spending and access to credit - 1700 GMT. PARIS - France Finance Minister Michel Sapin holds a press conference - 0730 GMT. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 RICHMOND, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on “Interest Rate Benchmarks” before the Virginia Association of Economists and the Richmond Association for Business Economics - 1700 GMT. ALPBACH, Austria - National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny holds a background briefing for reporters - 0630 GMT. ALPBACH, Austria - National Bank of Austria Vice Governor Andreas Ittner takes part in a panel discussion on financial regulation - 0830 GMT. ALPBACH, Austria - Austrian National Bank reception for journalists, featuring National Bank of Austria Governor Ewald Nowotny - 1100 GMT. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 CERNOBBIO, Italy - European Central Bank board member Yves Mersch speaks at the panel “Intelligence in the World, Europe and Italy” at the Ambrosetti’s Villa d‘Este Forum - 0630 GMT. HANGZHOU, China - B20 Summit in Hangzhou (to Sept. 4). SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 HANGZHOU, China - G20 Hangzhou Summit (to Sept. 5). MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 LJUBLJANA - Bled Strategic Forum, organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia and the Centre for European Perspective (to Sept. 5).
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate meeting - 0430 GMT. LUCERNE, Switzerland - Swiss National Bank Chairman Jordan addresses economics conference - 1615 GMT.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 RENO, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the Hayek Group - 0115 GMT. WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition - 1800 GMT. OTTAWA - Bank of Canada policy interest rate announcement - 1400 GMT. STOCKHOLM - Swedish central bank announces interest rate decision. Monetary policy report will be published - 0730 GMT. LONDON - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before UK parliament’s Treasury Committee - 1315 GMT. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at an international conference organised by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in collaboration with the Institute of Global Finance (IGF) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney - 2255 GMT.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 TOKYO - Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks at seminar hosted by American Chamber of Commerce in Japan - 0430 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement - 1145 GMT. FRANKFURT - European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi holds a press conference after the rate announcement - 1230 GMT. THUNDER BAY, Canada - Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane will give a presentation in Thunder Bay - 1605 GMT. BRATISLAVA - Eurogroup meeting.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 QUINCY, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before the South Shore 7:44 Chamber Breakfast and Economic Forecast - 1145 GMT. BRATISLAVA - EU finance ministers and central bank governors meet.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 ATLANTA - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the National Association for Business Economics 58th annual meeting - 1205 GMT. ST. PAUL, United States - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in St. Paul BOMA’s Thought Leader Seminar and St. Paul Port Authority’s Expert’s Forum - 1700 GMT. TORONTO - Toronto Global Forum, an international conference which fosters dialogue on national and global issues, held under the auspices of the International Economic Forum of the Americas (IEFA). Speakers:- Panama Finance Minister Dulcidio de la Guardia, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Managing Director Joaquim Levy. SYDNEY - Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Christopher Kent speaks at the Bloomberg Breakfast - 2230 GMT. -------------------------------------------------------------- For enquiries to customer help desks: click for telephone numbers. For any questions or comments on the diary, please e-mail: email@example.com NOTE: The inclusion of items in this diary does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event.